A Complimentary Lesson about Complementary Words

I just read an essay in which a  student wrote “I gave a complement to the author after the presentation.”   This prickly pair needs clarification.   Here’s my complimentary mini-lesson on these two complementary words:    Complementary vs. Complimentary Entities that go well together are complementary. The colors blue and gray complement each other. Two people who… Continue reading A Complimentary Lesson about Complementary Words

All Together Now . . . Don’t Be Altogether Confused

This particular prickly pair of words gets my students pondering.   All Together Vs. Altogether A.  All Together means: 1.  at the same time One, two, three, all together, sing: “Sweeeeet Caroline, bum, bum, bum . . . .” 2. as a group Let’s go to hot yoga all together: it’s much more fun that… Continue reading All Together Now . . . Don’t Be Altogether Confused