Last week, we covered commonly-used correlative conjunctions, pairs of words which express relationships between equivalent ideas. This week we’re going to explore some additional correlative conjunctions. We’ll also cover several important rules for using correlative conjunctions correctly.   As … as As … as is used with an adverb or an adjective to compare similar…

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“Crutch words” are comfortable, go-to words that creep into our speech and writing, often without us realizing it. Over time we come to depend on these words, believing that they are necessary to construct well-written sentences. However, the opposite is usually true. Most crutch words don’t add anything to a sentence. Some can even have…

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