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- Although some people (including teachers) claim that “whom” is no longer relevant (i.e., no one uses it, and no one knows how to use it properly), standardized exams (including the SAT) do include questions that test whether you know the difference between the two!
- If this is still confusing to you, rephrase your sentence to avoid the entire who vs. whom problem.
- If you have further questions on this topic, tweet us @The_YUNiversity. Cheers.
"without" is one word
“every time” is two words
“lifestyle” is one word
“a lot” is two words
“loose” means not tight
“of” doesn’t come after “should/would/could”
Your name is spelled with a certain combination of letters and spaces/symbols.
Words are spelled with a certain combination of letters and spaces/symbols.
Changing the spelling of your name doesn’t change who you are, but it affects how others will identify you in writing.
Changing the spelling of words doesn’t change the sentence in your head, but it affects what you are communicating to your reader.
We can’t always rely on our friends’ fluency of the language.
“I can see your garbage.”
“I can see you’re garbage.”
"Writing tip of the day" is a blog meant to educate others about commonly confused and misused words, punctuation, phrases, et cetera. Posts are (thus far) sectioned into two categories: Rage Comic Writing and Writing Tips. I hope you find these posts entertaining and educational