A Stroll is a Walk

IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT: Jubilant Saudi woman parks after taking her family for a drive. —photo from The Washington Post.

Stroll is one of those words most native English speakers use from time to time. Sometimes we use it as a noun to mean “a leisurely walk.” Sometimes we use it as a verb […]

Grizzly or Grisly?


Although both grizzly and grisly are pronounced the same, [griz-lee], they have different meanings.

In a National Geographic Magazine article about the discovery of 1,700-year-old remains of a child and two adults in Bulgaria, the writer chose the wrong word:

According to the [archaeological] team, the grizzly discovery is likely linked to an […]

M. J. Maddox, PhD 
is the American English Doctor.