Epistemology vs Agnotology

Once upon a time, I encountered the word epistemology and its forms only in academic writing. Lately, I’ve been seeing […]

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Addicted “to,” not “with”

Some verbs and participle adjectives are followed by a specific preposition. Different from phrasal verbs, which can be replaced by […]

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Words To Describe Disasters

The past few weeks have seen a surge of fevered rhetoric in the media. Here are a few examples: Senator […]

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Uses of the -ing Participle

A reader has questions about the following type of sentence: “the education chief’s sudden resignation left him scrambling to find a replacement”. […]

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