Category Archives: Educational

Understanding “Either … Or” and “Neither … Nor”


By Ali Hale If you’re presenting two alternatives, you’ll often use an “either … or” or a “neither … nor” construction. Here’s how those work: You can choose either cereal or toast for your breakfast. My friend’s car is neither green nor brown. Either is used in the affirmative sense, when you’re presenting possibilities that are both true or valid. Neither is used in the negative sense, […]

Tired of procrastinating To overcome it take the time to understand it |


Justin Tran Procrastination isn’t shameful or a character flaw. Instead it’s rooted in a very human need: the need to feel competent and worthy, says educator Nic Voge. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from someone in the TED […]

The 8 Best Bruce Springsteen Books 

The best Bruce Springsteen Books

A page-by-page guide to becoming a Springsteen scholar Photo by Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images Bruce Springsteen proved himself to be a natural dramatist with a knack for crafting memorable, fleshed-out characters—none more elaborate than himself. Few artists from the classic rock era take as much care in accurately telling their own story; it’s hard to […]

How to clear the crap from Google Chrome browser

How to clear crap from Chrome browser

Is the all-knowing Google monster causing some of your past actions to interfere with what you need to get done? Here’s how to clean some the crap from your Google Chrome browser.   Three dots > Settings > Advanced > Clear browsing date > leave desired boxes checked > Clear data    

Primes and Princes – DailyWritingTips

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This post lists and defines words deriving from the adjective primus, meaning “first” or “finest.” premier: first, or earliest; as a noun, a synonym for “prime minister”premier danseur/première danseuse: the first male and female dancer, respectively, in a ballet companypremiere: most commonly, a first performance or broadcast of a performing-arts production or the first day of an exhibition (and, […]