Should Numbers be Followed by (Numerals)?

Should Numbers be Followed by (Numerals)?

My Blog That is, do you say you want to order five (5) of something, or just five or just 5? Depends on who you ask. Grammar Girl, of whom I am a great fan, says it is “a relic of legal writing.” FumbleFingers says, “Have people already forgotten how...
"Murder At Honeychurch Hall" by Hannah Dennison

"Murder At Honeychurch Hall" by Hannah Dennison

My Blog Kat Stanford is winding up on every successful career and is going into a whole new one with her mother, Iris. Except that Iris has never actually agreed to this plan and has much different ideas of her own. Kat’s father died a few months earlier, releasing...
Look for the Little Things

Look for the Little Things

My Blog I got my sunglasses fixed today. When I had had a chunk of disposable income, I’d splurged on prescription sunglasses with a pretty expensive frame. Well, expensive to me. But they made me look cool and I had the money at that moment, so I got them. One of the...
Honest Doesn’t Mean Tactless!

Honest Doesn’t Mean Tactless!

My Blog I just saw a TV show where the murder victim didn’t have a lot of friends because of his policy of total honesty. Hardly the first time I’ve seen something like that. We often hear it’s not good to be too honest. Well, I want to tell you something. There is no...
That vs Which

That vs Which

My Blog Does it matter?  Can’t you use them interchangeably?  Yes, it does and no, you can’t.  Most grammar sources will tell you that is used in restrictive clauses and  which is reserved for non-restrictive clauses, which is great if you know what restrictive and...