Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (and we hope Jose dwindles down to nothing).
I don’t know about you, but since the November election (and before it as well), I have been watching a fair amount of cable TV news.
There is difference between “like” and “as if.” However, no one pays much attention to it anymore except the most “conservative” of us grammar people.
An appositive is a word or phrase that comes after (usually) a noun or pronoun to further explain it.
Conciseness and consistency both help clarity. And clarity is what we are striving for in both our written and spoken communication. Here are some ways to make your writing more concise.