January 18, 2019

M. J. Maddox, PhD
is the American English Doctor.
 
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Don’t Misspell Words That Spell-Check Apps Will Catch

Some frequently misspelled words will be flagged by any spell checker because they have no corresponding homonyms. For example, there’s no excuse for misspelling a word like “definite” or “separate.” […]

Warren Buffet on Language Skills

Warren Buffett

An apt post to follow the one on the difference between hone and home is this one about the views of billionaire Warren Buffet expressed in a LinkedIn video posted by entrepreneur Michael Hood.

In the video, Buffet—who knows how to use the word hone—advises young people to “focus on learning how […]