Vocabulary to Impress

Do you find yourself spending hours of your weekend reading the dictionary to learn new words? Do you feel a need to expand your vocabulary to impress others at work, parties, or cultish ceremonies? If so, we have some words and usage tips that are sure to improve your persona. We’ll talk about a few […]

Writing Fiction with Gender-Neutral Pronouns

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This story will introduce the reader to writing fiction with gender-neutral pronouns. If you haven’t already, please read our companion article, Proper Use of Gender-Neutral Pronouns. The Architect’s House Once upon a time, there was an architect named Sal.1 Sal designed his/her own house, all by his/her self, since he/she had a degree in the […]

Cell Phone Use Increases Literacy Among High School Drama Queens

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A new study perpetrated on high school students by the University of South Francisco draws some interesting conclusions about students and cell phone use. First of all, there is a direct correlation between being a high school student and using a cell phone. That is, some, if not many, high school students have and use […]

Proper Use of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

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For all you grammaphones out there, here is a lesson on the correct use of gender-neutral pronouns. While some well-known, better-unmentioned anti-social networking websites use “they” and “them” as gender-neutral pronouns, everyone knows “they” and “them” are both plural, and therefore cannot be used for a single person, whether that person is a male, female, […]

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