is used when something’s a bummer, but it’s not necessarily your fault. Regretfully
is when you’re full of regret, like if you decided to stay home and your friends saw your crush at the dance. Continue reading...
means resisting or unwilling, while reticent
means quiet, restrained, or unwilling to communicate. Is it a distinction worth preserving? Continue reading...
If you kiss the mob boss’s ring, do it respectfully,
or full of respect and admiration. But respectively
means “in the order given,” so if you have to kiss up to the rest of the mob, make sure to shake hands and high five Jimmy Rags and Tommy Two Face, respectively
because Jimmy prefers a handshake, but Tommy loves a good high five. Continue reading...