Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion


Here we go again! It's WORD WAR time! Today I'm bringing you something that is extremely confusing to so many: ALLUSION vs. ILLUSION vs. ELUSION. Let's get to work. ALLUSION: figure of speech describing something, either direct or implied, often a comparison. Example: "He's such a Romeo." The reference to Shakespeare's Romeo implies he's very … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion

Word War with Cac the Proofreader – FEWER/LESS


Cac The Proofreader back with another WORD WAR! Today, LESS versus FEWER is on tap. And it can be quite tricky.   LESS basically means not as much and is used when you cannot count the items you're referring to; in other words, if it's a singular "mass" noun. Ask yourself if the noun in … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – FEWER/LESS