Once upon a time, not very long ago (although it seems much longer), I started my own business, Red Tabby Words. I acquired a logo and a website, started a blog that gained a few followers, and lined up my first couple of jobs. Then… nothing. So what happened? The answer is that RTW had… Continue reading The Black Dog and the Red Cat
The English language is a confusing thing, with words that are spelt the same – or very similarly) but have different meanings, words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings, and words that are very similar but have totally different meanings. Getting the wrong one can alter the meaning of your sentence: this… Continue reading Commonly confused words
Most people will by now have seen the story about a debated Oxford comma that won a group of Maine delivery drivers the right to overtime payments. (An Oxford or serial comma is the one used before the words “and” or “or” in a list of three or more things. Some people argue that it… Continue reading What’s the difference between a cat and a comma?