Tag: Adverb

Q&A: Literally, explained.

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, we explain "literally... read more

Q&A: “One of the only?”

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, we explore the... read more

Q&A: Sure vs Surely

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, it’s all... read more

Q&A: How to use either and neither

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, neither hell nor... read more

Q&A: Supposedly vs Supposably

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, is "supposably" a... read more

Q&A: Past tense vs Past participle

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, things get tense... read more

Q&A: Is “alot” a real word?

Each week, we chat about the quirks and anomalies of the English language. And this week, we have a lot to say... Q: Hi AWC, could we maybe allot a few minutes this week to a pet peeve of mine? A: Sure. We have a lot of time to spare... read more

Q&A: On-site vs Onsite vs On site

Each week, we chat about the quirks and anomalies of the English language. This week, we do a little on-site training... Q: Hi AWC, I have a quick question for you. A: Sure thing. That’s why you have a "Q" in front of you, after all. Q: What... read more