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Forms of Address

The Question: How does one abbreviate the rank of Captain (U.S. Navy) in correspondence? The Answer: When corresponding with a captain in the U.…

Crude Forms

in grammar. The roots or essential letters of words. The words are crude or unfinished. Thus am—is the crude form of the verb amo; bon—of the adjective bonus; and domin —o…

Bad Form

not comme il faut. Not in good taste. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Bad LotBad Debts A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X …

Forms of Address

Addressee Address Salutation Academics, college or university …

Good Form, Bad Form

Comme il faut, bon ton; mauvais ton, comme il ne faut pas. Form means fashion, like the Latin forma. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Good FridayGood Folk A …