Posts filed under: Spelling

I’m the sort of person who likes to plan ahead so I’m already thinking of where to go on holiday next year. I’ve been reading my way through hotel reviews on Trip Advisor and am amazed at the number of...
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I was pleased to read an article in Saturday’s Times about the autocorrect on iPhones helping to ensure apostrophes are used appropriately. Even if the user doesn’t really know how to use an apostrophe, the autocorrect slips it in (or...
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I was on holiday in Dorset last week and while it was lovely to take a break, I couldn’t quite switch off. I drove the kids mad by pointing out punctuation and grammar mistakes whenever we were out and about....
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I spent most of our day out on Bank Holiday Monday “amusing” the family by pointing out various spelling and punctuation mistakes along our route. Honestly, it’s really good fun being married to me…. We’d barely got to the end...
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I was asked on Twitter today about the difference between enquire/ enquiry and inquire/ inquiry. Strictly speaking, inquire and enquire are interchangeable and the grammar police won’t be able to arrest you for using either of them. Interestingly, however, we...
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We’ve all got blind spots when it comes to spelling. If yours happens to be a word that you need to spell regularly, you can waste a lot of time checking it. However there are a few tricks that that...
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