Category: Basic Grammar

Prove it!

Which is correct, “proved” or “proven”? According to my sources “proved” is more often correct especially in the US, however “proven” is indicated as in use in scientific and literary… Read more »

Affect or Effect

Which is the correct usage of the word “effect” (or “Affect”): the paperwork necessary to EFFECT the assignment or AFFECT the assignment. To “effect” means to “bring about or accomplish.”… Read more »

Verse vs. versus

This one just comes from listening to high school students talk. “Let’s verse” doesn’t mean “Let’s write poetry” though I wish it did. It usually means “Let’s play against each… Read more »