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Sexy Birthday Homonyms: your, you’re & yore

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The Sexy Grammarian’s sexy homonyms birthday party winds down this week with my sexiest example sentences yet:

The pronoun your expresses the possessive of you, as in: Continue reading

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Sexy Birthday Homonyms: who’s & whose

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Welcome to the Sexy Grammarian’s birthday party! This month, I’m posting a set of easily confused homonyms every weekday. My sexy example sentences guarantee you will never use the wrong word again! Here’s today’s:

The contraction who’s is short for who is, as in: Continue reading

Sexy Birthday Homonyms: there, their, & they’re

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This month, The Sexy Grammarian celebrates 8 years of arousing writers to produce and polish their projects. And what’s more fun than blowing out candles? Snuffing out misused words!

Many writers confuse homonyms. I’ve collected my own in-house list of homonyms that writers mix up often. You might be surprised! And you may learn a new word or two.

So join the birthday revelry as I post a set of easily confused homonyms every weekday this month. My sexy example sentences guarantee you will never use the wrong word again! Here’s the first one:

The adverb there indicates a point in action or speech, as in: Continue reading

Eroica’s Erotica, Episode 9: Missing Antecedents

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Missing antecedents can create silly and mysterious sentences. For instance:

Eroica reached out to grab my hands but then placed them back in her lap.

Okay, exactly whose hands are now in Eroica’s lap? Continue reading