In school, students are told to use complex vocabulary, but in reality, many writers try to use simple words, like Ernest Hemingway. What other things are kids told about writing that contradict real life?
Writing for children and writing for adults is different. But what are the differences?
Many people use thesauri to “buff” their writing, or to learn new and fancy words. But is that really a good idea, and does it really work out?
From rationalize to rationalise and colour to color, spelling in such a way to please everyone is as easy as herding cats.