What is an Anagram?

To create an anagram, you rearrange the letters of a word or phrase to form a different word or phrase. […]

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Grams and Telegrams

This post lists and defines words derived from the Greek term gramma, which pertains not only to a small weight, […]

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Writing Lyrics for Songs

It used to be that when people thought of songwriting, they didn’t think of great writing. Then Bob Dylan won […]

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Writing Styles (with Examples)

You’ve probably heard writers (or teachers, or critics) talk about “style” in writing. What exactly is style, though? It can […]

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Scare Quotes Should Be Scarce Quotes

Many writers—professionals and creators of casual composition alike—employ a form of emphasis that is usually unnecessary and often clumsily intrusive. […]

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