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Patience is a virtue: What’s it mean and how should you use it?


We share the meaning of this popular proverbial phrase and help you learn how to use it correctly when writing and speaking.

Off the hook: What’s it mean and when should you use it?


Has someone told you that a person, place, or thing was “off the hook”? This common idiomatic phrase has at least four different meanings.

Money talks: What’s it mean and when should you use it?


The expression money talks means that wealth is powerful—that money can have a strong influence on people’s decisions.

How many words per page?

WC- Words per Page

When working on a writing assignment, you probably know the length of the text you need. Here's a chart that shows what you can expect for single-spaced pages.

To Whom It May Concern: How to Use It Properly

WC - To Whom It May Concern

Learn whether you should use the phrase "to whom it may concern," when writing professional letters and emails.

Words that start with K: Your Scrabble Cheat Sheet

Letter K

Everyone wants an extensive vocabulary. When you’re seeking kudos for your knowledge, throw some K-words into the mix.

When to use a comma: Tips and tricks

WC - Comma Use

By including commas only where they belong, your writing will become clearer and easier to read.

Whose vs. who’s: Which one should you use and when?

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • October 18, 2019
  • grammar

Learn the difference between "who's" and "whose," and see examples of how to use them in a sentence.

Toward vs towards: What’s the difference?

Toward vs towards
  • mmAlanna Madden
  • October 18, 2019
  • grammar

While Toward and towards are prepositions with the same meaning, towards is more common in the United Kingdom while toward is used in North America.