Write it right
It’s winter, spring, summer and fall; not Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
Also, it’s a history class, algebra test and a science project; not a History class, Algebra test and a Science project.
While we’re at it, it’s beagle, collie and poodle, not Beagle, Collie and Poodle.
Say it right
A tall tale
After you learn what the width of a tree is, the depth of its roots, and the length of its shadow, surely you’ll want to know its heighth. Well, not really. You’ll want to know what its height is. Chop off that last “h.”
Spell it right
Forgo the “e” …
… if you’re using the word to convey “to give up” or “to do without.” Forego means to go before.
“The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.”
— G.K. Chesterton
“The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”
— Dorothy Nevill
Ye Olde Word Shoppe
Absterge – ab sturj’
(v.) To purge; wipe away.
We’re being audited, so don’t absterge your files.
Use it or lose it!
Craquelure (krak loor’) — Patterns of fine cracks in an old oil painting