Sunday, December 31, 2006

Just the Word

On the blog, English Jack, which offers thoughtful and sometimes thought provoking discussion of grammar points, is a list of tools. He links to one tool that I think could prove useful. The site Just the Word provides a way to look up words with their common collocations in different patterns. Use the link, Getting Started, to see how it works or, better yet, type in a word in the box and explore.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Correction about Guide to Grammar and Writing

I wrote too soon it seems. Guide to Grammar and Writing remains available. Some of the former links don't work, but this one does
As Ronald Reagan said, "trust but verify", and I forgot the second part, to verify.