A noun is a part of speech, which is just a fancy way of saying, word. Hence, it can be said that noun is a specific type of word. It can be used to refer to the name of some specific thing or set of things.

Sic is used to indicate that a word or phrase has been copied exactly as is from the source. The word ‘sic’ is usually written in brackets and follows a copied or quoted word, phrase or passage.

There are many times when instead of using ‘and’ we replace it with the shortened ‘&’. Ampersand is nothing more than the name of the ‘&’ sign.

Flummoxed refers to the state of being confused, bewildered, dumbfounded, befuddled, etc. It is something that is confusing or perplexing; it causes one to be unable to think clearly because we are so confused.

An adverb does what its name suggests; it adds to a verb. It modifies and adds clarification and more information to a verb.

The verb is part of speech, which means that it is a word. Specifically, a verb is a word that describes an action.

Adjectives are words that add more meaning or clarification to other words. They describe or modify a noun or pronoun.

Abstract nouns are nouns that refer to intangible things. Tangible things are things that a person can touch or interact with.

Collective Nouns are special types of nouns that refer to a group of things together. In order for a collective noun to be used there must be more than two things.

Proper Nouns can also refer to a group of things, or specifically the name of that group of things. Proper Nouns are always written in capital or upper case.


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