According to several sources like the Cambridge Dictionary, "although" and "though" have the same meaning. However, “although” is considered to be slightly more formal in style. Google Ngram Viewer tells us that “though” is increasingly more commonly used, but “although” is holding its own. Of course, the Ngram Viewer does not tell us how those words are… Continue reading Which is correct, “though” or “although”?
Updated list of edited papers
Just a quick note to say I've updated my list of papers that have publicly acknowledged my editing support. This is just a selection of the papers I edit, but it gives an idea of the range of work I do.
Which is correct: “thank you to everyone” or “thank you, everyone”?
The second phrase is correct. In this case, “everyone” is second person because these people are being directly addressed by the speaker. It’s fine to use “everyone” as the subject of an imperative clause, and this is a similar case. Note that no capitalization is required for “everyone.” Everyone, everybody, everything, everywhere - English Grammar… Continue reading Which is correct: “thank you to everyone” or “thank you, everyone”?
What are some websites that provide freelance proofreading and editing jobs for PhD graduates?
Remote jobs such as freelance editing are highly desirable in today's climate. However, general purpose freelance sites are not a great place to find such jobs. To find reputable companies that provide these jobs, do this instead.
Which is correct: “I wish you all the best” or “I wish you all the bests”?
Here, the term “best” is actually a noun. It is short for “best of luck.” “Best” is a confusing term because it can function as a verb (“she bests him at tennis”), adverb (“the best singing”), adjective (“the best singer”), or noun (“he did his best”). However, in “all the best,” it is a noun.… Continue reading Which is correct: “I wish you all the best” or “I wish you all the bests”?