Speaking Writing Articles
Each, Every, Either, Neither
These words are continually misapplied. Each can be applied t...
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wagstaff request the
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The transitive verb lay, and lay, the past tense of the neute...
Strength is that property of style which gives animation, ene...
A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun; as, "John gave h...
These are two separate verbs and must not be interchanged. Th...
Prepositions And The Objective Case
Don't forget that prepositions always take the objective case...
EACH, EVERY, EITHER, NEITHER
Common Stumbling Blocks - Peculiar Constructions - Misused Forms.
These words are continually misapplied. Each can be applied to two
or any higher number of objects to signify every one of the number
independently. Every requires more than two to be spoken of and
denotes all the persons or things taken separately. Either
denotes one or the other of two, and should not be used to include
both. Neither is the negative of either, denoting not the other,
and not the one, and relating to two persons or things considered
The following examples illustrate the correct usage of these words:
Each man of the crew received a reward.
Every man in the regiment displayed bravery.
We can walk on either side of the street.
Neither of the two is to blame.
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