This is Post # 452.
The blog has presented 294 words for your perusal. There have been only 14 repeats.
The blog will have had 17,000 hits by the end of today. That is good, I think, for such an esoteric, and too often ignored, topic.
I am proud to have made my small contribution in the continuing battle for correct use of the English language.
I thank all who have visited and encourage everyone to continue to support this site.
Please tell others about this blog. The language will appreciate the support.
Explain the difference in usage of “did” and “done“.
What part of speech is “did“?
What part of speech is “done“?
Use the correct form of “did” or “done” in the following sentences.
1. I (did, done) all the chores before I went out to play.
2. Grandmother (did, done) all her housework before she went to the casino.
3. The boy told his mother that he (did, done) all his homework at school.
The word for today is “alacrity“.
Define “alacrity” and use it in a sentence.