Should it be its or it’s? Is it different to or different from?  When do I use whom? What’s the problem with should of? Why would I write the present is for you and me to share when you and I sounds better? What’s the difference between like and as?

WOWs are Watch Out! Warnings and there will soon be a new WOWs tab at the top of the page. This will direct you to a section with answers to questions like the ones above.

Each page will deal with a commonly misunderstood feature of the English language, using straightforward explanations and examples to clear up the confusionThe aim is to help you make sure that your writing is accurate and that you can recognise non-standard usage.

If there is a particular thing that confuses you, let me know and I’ll add a page!


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