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20 Common Grammar Mistakes

20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes By Jon Gingerich, View Original January 31st, 2012 I’ve edited a monthly magazine for more than six years, and it’s a job that’s come with more frustration than reward. If there’s one thing I amgrateful for — and it sure isn’t the pay — it’s that my work has


British Language Use

Response to Frank on British Language Use Hi everyone! It’s Katie here. This week I’m going to be replying to Frank’s post about British language use.  In America there is a stereotype that Canadians are ridiculously polite. This used to be a stereotype about British people, but we’ve been too polite to say anything about


More Misadventures in English Grammar: U.K. vs. U.S. Spelling

There are a few of differences in vocabulary between British English and American English. Hearing an American say “I like your pants” could induce panic in a British person, who may assume that the American can see their underwear, rather than their trousers. Using the wrong words is not too serious a mistake, though, as


“Grey is my favorite colour”. Misadventures in English Grammar

Not only do you have to learn English, with all it’s various grammar foibles, but you have to learn the differences between specific types of English. We know this is horrible, we know that you didn’t sign up for this, but we’re here to help. The staff at BEHQ come from three different English speaking


Grammar point “UP”

The grammar point “up” has many uses A business colleague of mine recently sent me this entertaining grammar point “up.”  Non-native speakers of English may be surprised to know the word “up” can be a noun, a verb, an adjective, an adverb or even a preposition depending on the context. “It’s easy to understand UP,



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