Several months ago I received an inquiry from Robert Brandwayn, The Language Coach, from Bogota, Colombia. He had some of my books and was interested in interviewing me for his podcast. Finally, this past week, the interview was put up on YouTube. … [Read more...]
Words of the Year: 2022
Image by Наталия Когут from Pixabay Every year, various dictionaries like to come up with a Word of the Year. Sometimes the dictionaries agree; sometimes they don’t. In 2022 dictionaries all went their own ways — as did the American Dialect Society, … [Read more...]
The Grammar Diva Blog Turns Ten!
The Grammar Diva Blog published its first post on January 11, 2013 We are celebrating our 10th birthday of weekly posts about grammar, words, education, technology, and a host of other related topics. I am always looking for guest posts, so … [Read more...]
British Versus American English, Part 1
It’s all the same language, but it’s different – American versus British English. And the British did have it first. The differences between American and British English are pretty minor, though. An American can understand someone speaking British … [Read more...]