Who or Whom?

Use who when you are referring to the subject of a sentence and whom when you are referring to the object (who is receiving the action). Examples: Who wrote that article? Who can be replace by a subject/noun and rewritten as a sentence or the answer to the question: Chris Lang wrote that article. Who

Collective Nouns

Collective nouns name groups composed of members, things, or animals. Examples: army committee corporation department family group herd jury majority minority team Each collective noun above works as one unit, even though it is made up of more than one person or thing. You can’t have a committee, team, or family of one; you need

Its or It’s

Use its as the possessive of (or belonging to) it. Examples: The doggie wags its tail. Its color is brown. Even though possessives of nouns (dog’s tail, man’s hat) have the apostrophe, its (as belonging to a thing or animal) one does not. It’s is the contraction for it is and has an apostrophe. Examples: