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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Grammar

How Accents and Language Change

By |April 27th, 2015|

Language changes whether we like it or not. I was forced to pronounce WHEN, WHICH and WHERE with air after the W, even though nobody I knew did it. But that was considered correct when I was young. And, as we know, what is […]

Your Top Ten Grammar Peeves

By |April 9th, 2015|

What is a grammar peeve? When we are ‘peeved’ about something, it means something really bothers or irritates us. We talk about ‘pet peeves’ which are things which really bother us in particular – it may be our spouse not putting the lid on […]

How to Be Concise – Choose More Specific Words

By |December 17th, 2014|

In Canadian written English, it is important to learn how to be concise. This is a quality of well-written, refined writing and speaking, although it is not as important in casual speech. Being concise involves using specific vocabulary which more clearly states what it […]

Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Foreign-trained MDs (Medical Doctors) complain about this problem regularly. And I don’t blame them. For some reason, managing to get your medical license to practice in Canada as an MD is next to impossible. On top of having to re-do medical exams, New Canadians […]

FUN WITH WORDS – Learning from Honest Ed

By |August 18th, 2014|

Honest Ed loved to have fun with words
Honest Ed certainly did like to make fun with words. His famous landmark store at Toronto’s Bathurst and Bloor Streets – just down the road from Voice to Word Consulting – is famous for its flashing lights and […]

Homophone or Homophobe? Either way, we are all Homosapiens.

By |August 8th, 2014|

 

It’s hard to imagine a school that professes to teach grammar firing someone over using the word homophone in an education blog. If the homophone is related to a ‘gay agenda’, then maybe so is homosapien? (Don’t worry, the article does explain what a homophone […]

JOKE OF THE MONTH – Idiom Danger

By |May 10th, 2011|

A friend of mine recently told me a story about a former student who had become a police officer.

One day, he was attending a young man who had fainted. Since the young man was unconscious, the officer called an ambulance which whisked him away […]