Keep the “wacky words” coming! Thanks to all of you who have been commenting and adding to our wacky-word conversation these past few weeks. Please continue to post your grammar, speaking, and punctuation questions and share your examples. This week’s winner is toward/towards.
Are you driving toward the middle school or towards it?
A friend asked about this wacky word choice a few weeks ago. Here’s the question: “Is it toward or towards? This drives me crazy! Do I drive toward something or towards it? Or is it neither?”
Answer: It is toward. Always. Don’t put an “s” on words such as these:
Sample sentence: The running back is dodging tacklers as he sprints toward the end zone.
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