Contranyms

Contranyms

A Word about Contranyms—or Contronyms The Grammar Floozy’s Guide to Chicago Manual of Style 5.250 Synonym, Antonym, Homonym Most of us learned about synonyms and antonyms before sixth grade. Synonym is so much more fun to say in Latin (synonymum) or Greek (synonymon)...

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A Word about Words with Impostor Syndrome

A Word about Words with Impostor Syndrome

A Word about Words with Impostor Syndrome The Grammar Floozy’s Guide to Chicago Manual of Style 5.250 Let's talk about impostors. Impostor syndrome—rampant in the creative community—distracts us from fulfilling our calling.Not familiar? Google. We'll discuss on a...

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Let’s discuss the L-word.

Let’s discuss the L-word.

Let's discuss the L-word. Lie. Lay. Have lain. Lay (again). Laid. Have laid. Do you know when to use each “L-word”—and why to use it? For those of you who really don’t care about the why, here’s a quick way to remember.At least for present tense. After that, things...

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