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The decline of degree adverbs

The degree adverb is a powerful grammatical element, adding emphasis to some phrases and lessening the impact of others. It helps us communicate our thoughts more fully, hammering home our intentions, thoughts and feelings. So why is it falling out of favour? Comma Chameleon laments the decline of a linguistic frill, and delves into the mechanics of the grading adverb…

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Looks like… Sounds like…

What’s the difference between a homophone, a homonym and a homograph? Let Comma Chameleon explain…

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‘Compared to’ or ‘compared with’

They look and sound like they’re interchangeable, right? What if we told you there were subtle differences in meaning when using either ‘to’ or ‘with’ to make a comparison? Let Comma Chameleon blow your mind…

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