The Word Guy

The Word Guy

The Word Guy

Teacher, writer, editor and language columnist Rob Kyff is an expert with words. Through his weekly columns in several publications, a multitude of published books, as well as in his classrooms, he shares his language and grammar tips and provides fun facts about the evolution of the English language.

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Pronunciation Causes 'Utter' Confusion Dec 13, 2017

Pronunciation can be controversial and divisive. Phonology fanatics both lam-BAYST and lam-BAST thei... Read More

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Coming to Terms with U.S. History Dec 06, 2017

You can learn a lot about American history not only by studying wars, treaties and laws but also by ... Read More

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Are You Booked for the Holidays? Nov 29, 2017

Put some schoolin' in your yule-in' this holiday season with one of these new books about words and ... Read More

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A Different Kind of Great Divide Nov 22, 2017

During the past few decades, our nation has been ripped in two by extreme partisanship. One side bla... Read More