Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase?

Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase?

Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase? When I taught English grammar to college freshmen, one of my favorite lessons was on the appositive and the appositive phrase. It seemed like my students could grasp these concepts more quickly than other grammar lessons....
Avoiding Sexist Language in Writing

Avoiding Sexist Language in Writing

Avoiding Sexist Language in Writing Recently, my two-year-old son has learned that there is a difference between boys and girls. A few weeks ago, my husband was explaining that Connor and Daddy were boys, but that Mommy was a girl. While he listened, Connor seemed...