Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Episode 12: Malapropisms

Kitty Balay as Mrs. Malaprop in Sheridan's "The Rivals"

This week's special episode is on malapropisms! Tune in to hear our favorites, and leave us comments that include your own. 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Episode 11: Comma Splices

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This week, we give you several quick and easy remedies for the plague that is the comma splice. As always, we welcome your comments and questions!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Episode 10: Farther/Further and Compliment/Complement

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Those pesky homophones (or near-homophones)! We have several episodes in the works that are designed to give you clarity on them. In this week's edition, we tackle two frequently confused homophone pairs: further/farther and compliment/complement. Tune in to learn our easy tips for keeping them straight.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Episode 9: Gerunds

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Gerunds! What are they, and how do they work? Why do some people equate them with the passive voice? And, most crucially: why are they used so often in movie titles? Annette and Luisa answer all these questions in more in this week's episode.