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.

Recently Published

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Bristle While You Work Jan 15, 2020

One of the occupational hazards of writing a language column (other than introducing myself and havi... Read More

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Blooper Patrol Finds Cash in the Cellar Jan 08, 2020

Members of the ever-vigilant Word Guy Blooper Patrol have sent me this latest collection of gaffes, ... Read More

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Language of the 2010s: It Was What It Was Jan 01, 2020

Well, that was fun. Whatever you call the past decade — "the Teens," "the Twenty Tens," "the T... Read More

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Repartee in the Rathskeller? You Don't Say! Dec 25, 2019

Here's your chance to test your mastery of frequently mispronounced words. I'll even throw in some l... Read More