Thursday, September 25, 2008
THOUGHT FOR THURSDAY
Everybody has seen ducks fly by overhead, in the familiar "V" formation.
QUESTION: Why is one line always longer than the other???
ANSWER: On tomorrow's blog.
Commonly confused words - thanks to John Potter:
"Lie (to rest)
Lay (to place)
Sit (to rest)
Set (to place)
Commonly confused adjectives and adverbs:
Almost (adv. – nearly)
Most (adj. – greatest in amount)
Farther (adv. – actual distance)
Further (adv. – additionally)
Fewer (adj. – refers to numbers (you can count the item))
Less (adj. – refers to amounts or quantities (you cannot count the item))
Good (adj. – desirable)
Well (adv. – satisfactorily)
(adj. – health) as my English teacher says, you can’t feel badly because we don’t feel goodly."
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