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Look! It’s a noun! It’s an adjective! It’s a number! No, it’s…

My latest piece for The Week is an introduction to that double-agent class of words, there in the numbers but not of the numbers: quantifiers. 6 more words

The Week

Can you tell?

“The silver tiny earring fell to the floor.” This sentence is grammatically correct.


Hot n'Cold

Age: Older Teens and Adults

The song “HOT N’COLD” allows us to focus on using adjectives to describe people´s personalities. First, students are asked to draw a few adjectives as a way to show how familiar they are with them. 40 more words

Grammar Focus

Song of the poet

Let my words be vatic.
Let them be tender.
Let them be avuncular.
Let them be nascent.
Let them be carnal.
Let them be exuberant.

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Statistics Saturday: Text Messages Received On My Cell Phone

I don’t know how I ever lived without it.

Another Blog, Meanwhile Index

The index is not trying to get all smug or anything but would like everyone to notice how it gained nine points. 76 more words



1.  adjectives ending with ior take to —not than

2. some adjectives are not compared:


Unique,  Ideal,    Perfect,   Extreme,   Compleate,   Universal,   Infinite,     chief,    entire,  round ,   imposiible… 62 more words