What Are Comparative Adjectives?

What Are Comparative Adjectives?

What Are Comparative Adjectives? As much as my therapist might advise against it, most people cannot resist making comparisons. We say that the grass is greener on the other side. We diet because we want to become healthier than we are presently. We study in order to...
What Are Squinting Modifiers?

What Are Squinting Modifiers?

What Are Squinting Modifiers? Reconnecting with an old friend, I asked how her life had changed since I last saw her. “Well,” she said, “getting married often changes one’s outlook on life.” Curious, I asked her, “Approximately how often do you need to get married for...
What Is A Hyperbole?

What Is A Hyperbole?

What Is A Hyperbole? Have you ever used “LOL” when responding to a text or message? If so, you have used a hyperbole without even realizing it. In fact, it’s part of our culture to use hyperboles all the time. Let’s get into the meat of what...
How To Use Formal Titles in AP Style

How To Use Formal Titles in AP Style

How To Use Formal Titles in AP Style I’ve learned, especially when writing about living persons, that formal titles are a big deal. If you fail to properly capitalize an individual’s formal title, that person may perceive it as an insult. You may also run into people...