Yet vs But – Do These Words Have Different Meanings?

comparing the difference between but and yet

The words yet and but are two of the most frequently used words in the English language. Many writers think these words are identical and can be used interchangeably. I am here to tell you that although these words are similar, they are NOT the same! In this post, we’ll teach you the difference between … Read more

Indefinite Adjectives; What Are They & How To Use!

thinking about different indefinite adjectives

In previous posts, we have explored other types of adjectives, such as coordinate adjectives. However, the English language has MANY grammar rules & different parts of speech. Indefinite adjectives are one of the most commonly confused terms by new writers. In this post, we’ll explore the definition of indefinite adjectives and show you how to … Read more

Contemptuous vs Contemptible – Which Spelling Is Correct?

comparison of the definitions of Contemptuous vs Contemptible

There are many words in the English language which are spelled similarly but have very different meanings. Very similar to the words beside or besides. Oftentimes, words have very similar use cases & can be confusing for new writers to understand. The words contemptible and contemptuous are a perfect example of this! In this post, … Read more

Vagrant vs Hobo – Is There A Difference?

comparing the definitions of vagrant vs hobo

It is no secret that the English language is full of words that can be easily confused. Take beside vs besides for example. Understanding the difference between vagrant vs hobo is a great example. We have all passed a person who lives on the side of the road. But what is this person? In this … Read more

W As A Vowel [Consonant vs Vowel Sounds]

List of vowels A E I O u y w

Let’s face it, the spelling of English words can be tricky. The fact that there are hundreds of different English spelling rules to memorize makes things even more tricky. New writers often get tripped up when it comes to unique rules for consonant and vowel sounds. In this post, we will break down how you … Read more

Comma Before or After But [Comma Grammar Rules]

woman thinking about using a comma before or after but

There is no doubt that the English language is full of complicated grammar rules! There are spelling rules, tone of voice rules, and even rules based on geography. However, knowing how to use a comma correctly is among the hardest. In this post, we’ll teach you the answer to the following question: Comma before or … Read more