Lady Rouge Pen Says…Woe, Mama!

 

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It’s really not “Woe is me.” It’s “Woe am I.”

Reverse it, and “Woe is me” doesn’t work: “Me is woe.” Spread the word that it’s “Woe am I!”

Lady Rouge Pen is also on Twitter; search #ladyrougepen.

Sean C. Wright is the author of the short story collection A Gathering of Butterflies and the novella Honey Riley. For more information about her writing skills and how she can assist you with yours–business or consumer–visit https://seanarchy.wordpress.com.

Lady Rouge Pen Says…Respect the Past Participle

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Use the past participle correctly.

Incorrect: We had saw the men in the alley before.

Correct: We had seen the men in the alley before.

Lady Rouge Pen is also on Twitter; search #ladyrougepen.

Sean C. Wright is the author of the short story collection A Gathering of Butterflies and the novella Honey Riley. For more information about her writing skills and how she can assist you with yours–business or consumer–visit https://seanarchy.wordpress.com.

Lady Rouge Pen Says…You Speak Some French

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You speak some French: ballet, RSVP (Repondez-vous s’il vous plait), hors d’oeuvres, matinee, rendezvous, and garçon.

Lady Rouge Pen is also on Twitter; search #ladyrougepen.

Sean C. Wright is the author of the short story collection A Gathering of Butterflies and the novella Honey Riley. For more information about her writing skills and how she can assist you with yours–business or consumer–visit https://seanarchy.wordpress.com.