Some struggles in writing come from pesky four-letter words. Not the kind that result from muddy dog prints on the wood floors — the kind that result from not being quite sure of the correct way to use certain words in our writing. So, to celebrate the shortest month of the year, I thought we could learn about some short, four-letter words that tend to give us fits: that, they, whom, data, and none. [excerpt]
Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Other Four-Letter Words, The, 56(2) Advocate 55 (2013).