A Blog Response to Military Bride’s Grammar Post

It hasn’t been long since I started writing grammar posts, but I have been studying grammar since 2006, and I have even taught basic, intermediate, and advance grammar both in ESL and university settings. I am not saying that I have mastered grammar; I still make occasional mistakes. But I am quite confident to make... Continue Reading →

The Reunion

This is my second 100-word story. The first one I made was submitted it as an entry to Reader's Digest Asia's contest last year, and sadly, I did not win. It is also now published on my blog. XXXXX Zeke ran as fast as he could. He was excited; it has been eight years since... Continue Reading →

The American Pepper

I am going to share one of the favorite stories that I used when I was still in the ESL teaching profession. The author of this work is unknown, but it is safe to assume that he or she is Indian. Some say that this is an urban legend going around India, and not a... Continue Reading →

The Ten Comma-ndements

One of the most used, misused, and abused punctuation is the comma. We use them in almost every sentence we write. We can also see them in almost every sentence we read. And a lot of them have scattered around the Internet—often, in the most inappropriate way of using them. I have seen so many... Continue Reading →

How Does a Semicolon Sound Like?

A few weeks ago, one of my friends asked me, “Hey, Kirbz, how does a semicolon sound like?” I was, at first, confused with his question. I thought he was asking how to pronounce the word semicolon, but it turns out that he was actually asking if semicolon has a specific accent or pause when... Continue Reading →

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