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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Souped Up Auto-Antonyms Peel Out Jun 20, 2018

"A grief group will help you to unpeel the layers of these interlocking relationships." After spotti... Read More

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Books To Boost Your Verbal IQ This Summer Jun 13, 2018

Whether you're headed to a jet, a jetty or a Jet Ski this summer, toss one — or more! — ... Read More

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Today's Forecast: Mixed 'Precipitation' Jun 06, 2018

A recent Wall Street Journal review of James F. Simon's new book "Eisenhower vs. Warren" quoted Supr... Read More

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A Romp Through the Pomp of Circumstance May 30, 2018

The season of festive graduations provokes many profound questions: What time does the ceremony star... Read More