Good vs. Well

The words good and well have been in English since its earliest incarnation. When Beowulf finds the ancient sword in […]

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Hindmost

The useful adjective hindmost may be shifting into the territory of the unfamiliar, where words become vulnerable to a change […]

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Wether, Weather, Whether

Wether is a prime example of a word that will slip past the spell check. It is easily confused with […]

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Gyre, A Word for Our Times

The noun gyre means, “a turning round, revolution, whirl; a circular or spiral turn.” Birds often fly in gyres as […]

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