July 15, 2019

M. J. Maddox, PhD
is the American English Doctor.
 
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Still Teaching Reading the Wrong Way

Parents who want their children to achieve a level of literacy that will enable them to thrive in school and in life must involve themselves in their early education. […]

Wit and Whit

A post from a newspaper supporting a political candidate got the words whit and wit confused:

If the whole Republican v Democrat thing is all that matters to you, our endorsement doesn’t matter one wit.

The word the writer was reaching for is whit.

The meaning of whit is “smallest particle.” The editorial writer is […]