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Which Or That: Grammar Errors

Cynthia is a writer, artist, and teacher. She loves studying language, arts, and culture, and sharing that knowledge.

My sketch of "which" or "that."

My sketch of "which" or "that."

When To Use That Or Which - Mrs. Twitches

The words which and that cause many headaches. This is why Mrs. Twitches has an eye twitch. The incorrect use of which and that were spreading in the English language. They caused a number of dire headaches for Mrs. Twitches. She’s on her way to recovery, though. You needn’t worry. She just has a permanent eye twitch that is probably just a neurological glitch. She just requests that people watch their whiches so Mrs. Twitches won’t fall into any more ditches as a result of her twitches.

Did you know that Mrs. Twitches loves to rhyme? She does it all the time. She loves to wear pink, and utterly hates to make grammar stinks, but she will if she can’t think.

Mrs. Twitches would like to talk about the word which and how people use it. She believes that the word which is expendable. Not expandable like her waistline, but expendable.

The Twitching Eye Trio Will Make Your Eyes Twitch In an Interesting Sort Of Way

Using Which

The word which generally shows up in a sentence in a non-restrictive clause. Mrs. Twitches recognizes that people don’t always want to know the ins and outs of grammar rules. So before she gets another case of eye twitch from the incorrect use of which, she will tell you that these non-restrictive clauses basically add information to a sentence – information that doesn’t have to be there. These clauses are set off by commas.

Mrs. Twitches has an eye twitch, which she has had for years, in her left eye.

Now, if the part of the sentence with the word which is left out, you will see that the meaning of the sentence doesn’t change:

Mrs. Twitches has an eye twitch in her left eye.

The only difference is that we don’t have the extra information that she’s had twitches for years. Poor thing. That’s a lot of twitching. No wonder she’s unhitched.

Because the meaning of the sentence doesn’t change – Mrs. Twitches still has a twitch in her left eye – the part of the sentence surrounded by commas isn’t required. This is a non-restrictive clause.

Mrs. Twitches was sitting in her Chevy, which was old and rusty, when her britches began to feel heavy.

Do we really care about the fact that the Chevy was old and rusty when compared to Mrs. Twitches’ pants feeling heavy? Nah, old and rusty isn’t necessary to get the disturbing meaning of that sentence. Maybe it was that Manwich that Mrs. Twitches ate. A little canned sloppy joe sauce on a bun anyone?

In any case, the non-restrictive clause can appear at the end of the sentence:

Mrs. Twitches often wears pink shirts with brown britches, which is practically every day.

We would still understand that Mrs. Twitches wears her pink shirts and brown britches a lot, without the clause at the end of the sentence. The information after the word which just gives us a little bit more information to indicate how often, but we don’t require that information to understand that sentence.

If you remember nothing else, remember this: just as Mrs. Twitches throws out her britches, you, too, can throw out the whiches.

My quick sketch of Mrs. Twitches with her eye twitching.

My quick sketch of Mrs. Twitches with her eye twitching.

Using That

Mrs. Twitches has had enough of the britches business. She’d like to discuss when to use the word that. She’s going to take liberties and tell you that her pantyhose are quite restrictive. But if they weren’t, she would have a problem. In the same way, restrictive clauses must stay in the sentence. If not, you will have a problem.

Those pesky restrictive clauses needn’t be a threat. Mrs. Twitches understands how that can sound intimidating. But restrictive clauses are just a part of the sentence. They have the word that in them, and don’t even have any commas.

Mrs. Twitches wired the ignition switch that broke in her Chevy.

My, there’s more to Mrs. Twitches than we previously thought. She hotwired her truck! If we didn’t know that her ignition switch broke, then we’d have to wonder why Mrs. Twitches was hotwiring the Chevy. Maybe she wanted to flirt with Mr. Glitches. Who knows?

Mrs. Twitches wore her pink dress that had brown stitches to town.

Now where would we be if Mrs. Twitches didn’t have those stitches holding her dress together? Besides, she had her eyes – at least the non-twitching one – set on Mr. Glitches.

Mrs. Twitches drove by the street that Mr. Glitches lived on, and was in stitches when she saw his pink house!

In the above statement, it’s important to know that Mrs. Twitches drove on the same road that Mr. Glitches lived on because if the rest of that sentence stood by itself, it wouldn’t make much sense: Mrs. Twitches drove by the street. That’s nice, but it doesn't make sense and who cares?

Mrs. Twitches would like you to know some final thoughts about which and that. Which refers to objects or animals, not people. She is not a which. She might act like a witch on occasion, but that’s beside the point. The word that can refer to animals, people and objects – it’s more versatile.

Wouldn’t you know, Mrs. Twitches got hitched with Mr. Glitches. Now, she’s known as Mrs. Twitches-Glitches. Can you imagine what their children are going to be like?

My sketch of a glitchy twitch.

My sketch of a glitchy twitch.

Pop Quiz: Which or That?

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Mrs. Twitches went to the eye doctor _______ she knew for years.
    • that
    • which
  2. Mrs. Twitches got eyedrops ______ finally stopped the twitching.
    • that
    • which
  3. When Mrs. Twitches got married, she gave the old Chevy away, _____ was old and rusty.
    • that
    • which
  4. Mrs. Twitches frequently wears pink, ______ is her favorite color.
    • that
    • which
  5. Mrs. Twitches loved the army supply store, _____ always had a supply of brown britches.
    • that
    • which
  6. Mr. Glitches fell in love with a woman _______ was quite twitchy.
    • that
    • which
  7. Mr. Glitches got Mrs. Twitches a diamond ring, ______ was pink.
    • that
    • which
  8. Mrs. Twitches eventually learned to live in a world with grammar errors, ______ wasn't all that bad.
    • that
    • which
  9. Mrs. Twitches had three children ______ were named Mitch, Rich and Fitch.
    • that
    • which
  10. Mrs. Twitches wore a pink dress at her wedding, _____ was dotted with brown sequins, and she looked very interesting.
    • that
    • which

Answer Key

  1. that
  2. that
  3. which
  4. which
  5. which
  6. that
  7. which
  8. which
  9. that
  10. which

Interpreting Your Score

If you got between 0 and 3 correct answers: You have a lot of glitches.

If you got between 4 and 6 correct answers: You'd better avoid hitting too many ditches.

If you got between 7 and 8 correct answers: You're not living a life of riches.

If you got 9 correct answers: Do you own a pair of brown britches?

If you got 10 correct answers: Hooray, hopefully your grammar expertise doesn't lead you to have eye twitches.

© 2012 Cynthia Calhoun

Comments

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on September 20, 2013:

Thelma - haha, that's awesome! Thank you so much for stopping by. :)

Thelma Alberts from Germany and Philippines on September 16, 2013:

What a tongue twister! I enjoyed reading it. I´m usually confused using which and that. Thanks for clearing the difference. I got 80% of the Quiz. Voted this up and awesome!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on August 10, 2013:

Haha, Misslong - that's great! :)

Michele Kelsey from Edmond, Oklahoma on August 03, 2013:

No worries! It's not too late. I've added this website to my site. The address is:

https://hubpages.com/literature/ImproveHubpageGram...

Hope that helps one of our readers! ~Thanks, Michele

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on August 03, 2013:

Misslong - it might be too late, but yes, yes, that's totally okay! :) I have been out of town taking graduate courses and really busy - I haven't had time to stop by here, lol. Thank you for your kind words and comments. :)

Michele Kelsey from Edmond, Oklahoma on July 23, 2013:

You did a great job on this page. I love the graphics and everything. I am writing a series on tweaking HubPages and would like to include a link to this webpage to help my readers and to boost your traffic. Would that be okay? Michele

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on August 12, 2012:

Keith - haha, that's funny. I think I might be the long-lost sister of Mrs. Twitches. I appreciate your feedback and kind words. Many thanks! Cheers~

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on August 12, 2012:

vocalcoach - aw, thank you so much! I'm so glad you came back and I truly appreciate your feedback. I am going to have to write more of these types of hubs for sure! :D Hubhugs!

KDuBarry03 on August 12, 2012:

I think I may be the long lost grandson of Mrs. Twitches...LOL I agree with everything on here. Congrats on getting the HOTD! Simple grammar errors like these can lead to many problems...definitely good tips to follow :) Voted up and shared!

Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. on August 11, 2012:

I just had to come back, study this again and take the test again. I think I've got it now. Great hub and so very helpful. I like your teaching style.Up again.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on August 11, 2012:

Mary615 - hehe, I'm glad I was able to help a bit. :D Thanks for the votes - I definitely need to get on the ball writing more of these, hehe. Hubhugs!

Mary Hyatt from Florida on August 11, 2012:

I'll never tell what I got on your quiz! Grammar is not one of my strong suites! I did learn something in this Hub, though, (I think). Thanks for the good info.

I voted this Hub UP. Judging by the number of comments you have had on this Hub, looks like we could all use some help!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on August 11, 2012:

@ Daisy - thank you so much for sharing this hub. :) It's always fun to review - even for me. Hehe. Thank you again. I hope you've had a wonderful day!

@Suzettenaples - aw, thank you so much! Hehe, I have fun teaching grammar this way to my students. They do eat it up - I think. Haha. Thanks again!

MartieCoetser - I would NEVER be able to tell that English is your second language. You write it PERFECTLY and I'm glad THAT you enjoyed my hub. Hubhugs to you!

fpherj48 - I must say, you have that accent PERFECT. We do say "young uns" 'round here and a really good friend of mine is Jethro's granddaughter. No kidding. We fiddle together sometimes. I sing, she fiddles. Hahaha. You sound like you've been here a time or two. Hahaha. I had to read your comment to my hubby - he's from here; I'm originally from out west, but after 10 years out here, I've got the accent down perty good. :D Thanks fer comin' by!

jainismus - thank you for your kind words and feedback. Cheers!

rcrumple - you are a genius at which and that. Bravo! A++. You get a 101% plus extra credit! Hehe. Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate it ~ have a WONDERFUL day! :)

Rich from Kentucky on August 11, 2012:

Whatta switch without a hitch to know when to use that and when to use which!

I have a high school grammar book sitting beside me, which was published in 1971, that is almost never opened. Why? Because there are times the questions, which should be more recognized, simply don't come to mind. That is, without question, a problem in this area that has been addressed.

Great Hub! Making learning fun is a niche you've perfected! Up & all across!

Mahaveer Sanglikar from Pune, India on August 11, 2012:

Well written, useful Hub for students of English language. Thank you for sharing the information.

Suzie from Carson City on August 11, 2012:

cclitgirl..

Howdy thar, teach.......Daisy May, here......ya know, Pig Sty's soon-to-be-x-wife..........I shore liked this here hub. Corse.....I knowed most a this stuff, cuz I went all the way to 6th grade. Yep, me and Jethro, we both got good port cards. All them fancy wurds and puttin 'em in the right order...yep...we know all 'bout that.

When ah go into town, most everbody jus stairs at me and shakes thair head....Ah guess that's cuz ah'm so smart. Ah like the way you teach, girl....ya oughtta come by the farm some day and learn the yung unz a thang or 2. Ah shore wood preesheeate it!! Bless yur hart now, y'll hear?

(Sorry....Daisy always get to the computer before I do. She's quite rude. I would like to say THAT this is a great hub. I always appreciate a lesson from an official teacher!! Thank you! UP!!)

Martie Coetser from South Africa on August 11, 2012:

When to use 'which' and 'that' very well explained. For me, with English as a second language, this is precious information. This hub goes straight to my personal library. Thanks a lot, cclitgirl!

Suzette Walker from Taos, NM on August 11, 2012:

Thanks so much for the lesson. Very creative and interesting. I'm sure your students love these lessons and having you as their teacher.

Daisy Mariposa from Orange County (Southern California) on August 11, 2012:

Cyndi,

Your grammar Hubs are great! Every writer should read them...even those persons whose first language is American English.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on July 28, 2012:

tjdavis - hehe, that which we practice makes perfect! :D Thanks for stopping by and I'm glad you found this helpful. :0) I appreciate you stopping by and for your feedback. Have a wonderful day! Cheers.

Teresa Davis from Moscow, Texas on July 28, 2012:

Oh my I really needed this hub. I missed the first one question, but not the rest lol. I will now go back through my hubs and see which or that. Thanks cclitgirl for the hub and Joshua for bringing our attention to your hub.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on July 01, 2012:

Josh, hahaha. My eye is twitching. ;)

Joshua Zerbini from Pennsylvania on June 30, 2012:

You are welcome, like I said, I love grammar! I will be visiting your other grammar hubs later on tonight! :)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on June 30, 2012:

Josh - hehe, after writing this hub, I use the words "glitchy and twitchy" waaay too much. Hahaha. I feel better for doing so. ;) Your use of "which" and "that" are superb. Thanks for visiting another of my hubs. :)

Joshua Zerbini from Pennsylvania on June 30, 2012:

Cyndi, I twitched way too much during this hub, which caused my eyes to hurt. Because of this pain, I had to call the doctor who said to use medication that would help me feel better! Notice my uses of which and that! :) I love grammar, so this hub was excellent and and caught my eyes(both of them) as I was browsing your profile. Great job Cyndi!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on June 29, 2012:

rfmoran - hehe, you are quite astute and I'm impressed THAT you have learned so well! Thanks for stopping by and I'm very glad you enjoyed this. :D Cheers!

Russ Moran - The Write Stuff from Long Island, New York on June 29, 2012:

A truly great hub about a grammar rule THAT we often confuse. Voted up, and although it was definitely useful, I voted awesome, WHICH is definitely a compliment..

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on June 06, 2012:

That Grrl - Indeed, which, that and twitches can give you fits, but eh, if you look at it in a way that gives you stitches, perhaps the brain won't hit too many glitches. ;) Thanks for stopping by!

Laura Brown from Barrie, Ontario, Canada on June 05, 2012:

Which twitch is that which bothers Mrs. Twitches, who sounds like a bit of a Witch.

No, I don't quite get it yet. But I will read your post again when my brain is in a better learning mode.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on June 02, 2012:

JY3502 - Your comments and insights are great! Thanks for stopping by. :) I use "which" sometimes, too; indeed, it's interesting to see how our language is changing.

John Young from Florence, South Carolina on June 02, 2012:

I've been a professional writer for many years, but you're never too old to learn. I've been using the word "which," which has seemingly little socially redeeming value.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 27, 2012:

wardg8 - haha, I have more in the works. :) Thanks for stopping by and I'm so glad you found this interesting. Cheers!

wardg8 from Scotland on April 27, 2012:

Excellent! Why couldn't English at school be as interesting as this hub. Then maybe I would have passed my higher English exam!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 26, 2012:

StThomas - I'm thrilled that this was easy to follow - a great compliment for a writer. :) More grammar hubs are in the works, I promise. Cheers!

StThomasBoatRent from St. Thomas, USVI on April 25, 2012:

Thank you for clarifying the use of which and that, which was really fun and easy to follow. I am looking forward to reading more hubs about grammar that you have written. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 24, 2012:

Aerika - hehe, see, now it doesn't have to be tortuous - Mrs. Twitches is proof. I hope you have a wonderful day! (HUGS)

Aerika Singh on April 24, 2012:

Grammar really stinks. But your hub just made me change my opinion. It was really very creative and informative. Thanks for sharing!!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Slipandfall - I promise I will. I have a few in the works already. ;) Thanks for coming by again. Cheers!

slipandfalllawyer on April 23, 2012:

Please come up with another hub on grammar! I look forward to it!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Jama - hehe, it's fun coming up with random characters to illustrate a bit of grammar. Thanks for coming by. :D (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Daven - hey there, friend! Great to see you. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. I appreciate your feedback. Hehe, related to Mrs. Twitches? Hmm...I hope you do not have a case of the twitches. ;) Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Pinto - hehe, thanks for your kind words. I promise to write more. Thank you for stopping by and commenting, too. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Ardie~ Hello, friend! So great to see you! Mrs. Twitches is so glad you stopped by. Hehe. She's a riot, but you made her day by coming by. :D (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Alissa - aw, shucks, thanks for coming by again. :) I appreciate you. Mrs. Twitches is, in fact, not twitching, but winking. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

iefox5 - No problem! :D Thank you for coming by and commenting, and for the votes, too. Much appreciated. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 23, 2012:

Eric - haha, you're so funny! I hope you don't get a bad case of the twitches. Hehehe. Thanks for stopping by. Cheers!

Joanna McKenna from Central Oklahoma on April 23, 2012:

What an enchanting way to clarify the difference between which and that, which tends to confuse so many people! ;D

David Stillwell from Sacramento, California on April 22, 2012:

cclitgirl! I might be related to Mrs Twitches. One of my biggest grammar errors is then and than... A great way to explain when to use which and that.... awesome!

Subhas from New Delhi, India on April 22, 2012:

Learning grammar was never so interesting. I hope only that you will write much more on this conflicting topics and we will have more valuable hubs. Congrats for your efforts and thinking differently from the herd. Great going.

Sondra from Neverland on April 22, 2012:

Congrats on HOTD! I loved reading this Hub and learning. I even had a great laugh at Mrs Twitches (the sketch). You are so creative with your teaching methods :)

Alissa Roberts from Normandy, TN on April 22, 2012:

Had to stop back by and say congrats on Hub of the Day! I love how you make learning grammar so fun. Thanks again for the great lesson Mrs. Twitches! :)

iefox5 on April 22, 2012:

Grammar is a headache for me, thanks so much for the detailed explanation. You are doing a great job! Voted useful!

Eric Calderwood from USA on April 22, 2012:

Great Hub! I enjoyed it from start to finish. I'm only sorry that I didn't get to see the Twitching Eye Trio, which was removed by the user. But I'll try again tomorrow, in case it was only one of those website glitches (oops, sorry Miss Twitches).

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

ComfortB - congratulations on getting a score of 100%! Woohoo! Mrs. Twitches has no more twitches! :D Thanks for coming by. (HUGS)

Comfort Babatola from Bonaire, GA, USA on April 22, 2012:

Reading this definitely clear up some confusion on using 'which' or 'that'.

Do I get a prize for a score of 100%? :)

Great hub. Thanks for sharing. Voted useful!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Cindy!! (HUGS) I do hope that twitching does stop soon. Either that, or Mrs. Twitches has you in stitches. ;) You write beautifully and you are definitely someone I look up to here at HP. You have been a wonderful guide and friend. Thank you so much.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Hey, cyber sis! Hehe, great to see you. I remember you stopping by and thanks for coming by again. :D Thank you for the congrats and I'M PROUD of you, too. You have accomplished so much here at HP. Keep up the fabulous work!! (HUGS)

Cindy Murdoch from Texas on April 22, 2012:

Oh my, I'm certainly wishin' that my eye would quit twitchin'! I think I know when I should use the right word, which is all the time, so that I can speak and write correctly!

Congratulations on Hub of the Day!

Victoria Lynn from Arkansas, USA on April 22, 2012:

Hey, just noticed that this hub, which I read about 6 weeks ago, made hub of the day! congrats! That's awesome! I'm jealous--and proud of my cyber sis! :-) Way to go!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

mperrottet - thank you for much for your kind words and insights. :D I appreciate you stopping by. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Denise - hello to you, friend. :D Thanks so much for the kudos. Hehe, sorry to have made you get into stitches...I wonder if it caused any quizzical glitches. Those skitches...sketches are zany, aren't they? Hehe. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

OD - hey there, friend! Thank you for stopping by and for the kudos. Hopefully the fit of stitches thinking about twitches and glitches has passed. Hehe. Great to see you. :D (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Sam! Let's see, from what I've seen and your insights into awesome music and culture, maybe you *are* psychic. :D Hehe. Thank you for your kind words and for stopping by. Keep sending those positive vibes out. You're awesome. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Livingpah2004 - hey there! Thanks for stopping by. Now, don't worry about that score. Mrs. Twitches might be twitching a little, but if you get her into some stitches, she'll help you out. Hehe. Thanks for your kind words. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Stephanie - hehe, thank you for stopping by. It was definitely fun approaching "that" and "which" in a different way. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Vinaya - Happy Birthday! Thank you so much for stopping by!! When I get finished commenting here, I'll head over to your hubs for some reading and sharing. :) Thank you for the kudos.

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

dbuddhika - I'm glad you found this information helpful. I appreciate your stopping by. Have a wonderful day. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Internetgeek - Hehe, thanks so much for coming by. I appreciate your kind words and votes. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Danette - great points! Thank you for stopping by. :) I have little grammar pet peeves, and interestingly these peeves come out in zany grammar hubs. Haha! (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Slipandfalllawyer - Thank you so much for stopping by. :) I'm thrilled you found this interesting. Thanks for the kudos. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Rajan - hehe, Mrs. Twitches with her britches sees the world through rose-colored lenses. Hehe. She's indeed happy! Thank you so much for stopping by and I appreciate your kind words. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Tillsontitan - hehe, thanks for such insightful comments. :) I love the idea that this can be good for conversation. That right there is a great motivator to write more hubs like these. :D I appreciate all the kudos. Have a wonderful day! Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Goody5 - hehe, no worries. Just get a couple of knobby tires and you'll be out of that ditch in no time! However, I can't guarantee that you won't have any eye twitches after the ordeal. Hehe. Thanks for stopping by. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Prasonline - Hey, thanks for stopping by! I appreciate your kind words and kudos. Cheers!

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Sandra - Oh, yes! I LOVE a grammar challenge. :D I teach Spanish and it's amazing how much English grammar you have to teach so that your students will understand how to make a sentence in another language - this is where I learned so much grammar. I teach younger kids, so presenting this stuff in a zany way became my mission. I'm thrilled you approve because I know English teachers also know their grammar inside and out. :) Thanks for stopping by. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Vicki - I'm really glad you found this fun. :) I appreciate the votes and thank you for stopping by and leaving such kind words. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Natashalh - hi there! Great to see you!! I really hope that I did make it easy. I've met so many people that dislike grammar partly because of the "boring" factor and partly because of the "difficulty in understanding" factor. I definitely approached this hub with those two ideas in mind. Thanks for stopping by. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

tammy - oh, my sweet Tammy! I am so glad you stopped by and thank you for the kudos. Always great to see you, my friend. You always succeed in brightening my days. (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Jean-ette - thank you so much. I'm so glad you found this funny and helpful. I promise there will be many more like this - I love writing these types of hubs. :D (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Deborah - thank you so much for the kudos. It was definitely fun and challenging coming up with a way to make grammar zany and fun. :) (HUGS)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

randomcreative - aww, thank you so much for coming back. (HUGS) I hope you have a wonderful day! :)

Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 22, 2012:

Missolive - (HUGS) - Thank you! I hope you enjoy your day, too. Thank you for stopping by. :)

Margaret Perrottet from San Antonio, FL on April 22, 2012:

Fun and useful hub. Congratulations on hub of the day award - much deserved!

Denise Handlon from North Carolina on April 22, 2012:

Outstanding, CC-congratulations on your hub of the day award. I'm with Sunshine-I laughed so hard I missed one...I think the 'commas' are a give away. Rated up and across BTW-loved your homemade skitches er, I mean 'sketches' haha

Dan Human from Niagara Falls, NY on April 22, 2012:

Hey another HOTD for you, congrats! This had me in stitches thinking about twitches and glitches.

sam209 on April 22, 2012:

Not that I'm psychic, but I knew this was gonna be hub of the day one of these days! Congrats my friend!

Milli from USA on April 22, 2012:

Very interesting lesson. I loved the quiz however did not score good. Voted up and congratulations for Hub of the day award!

Stephanie Bradberry from New Jersey on April 22, 2012:

Great grammar overview of "that" and "which." It is so cool that a grammatical hub won the Hub of the Day!

Vinaya Ghimire from Nepal on April 22, 2012:

Useful grammar lesson.

Congrats for well deserved the hub of the day.

dbuddhika on April 22, 2012:

Great information

Congratualtions hub of the day

Nizam Khan from Hyderabad, India. on April 22, 2012:

This is really interesting topic. Just awesome and well formatted. Thanks for sharing and voted up :)

Danette Watt from Illinois on April 22, 2012:

Great hub and congratulations on getting Hub of the Day. Learning grammar can be tricky and my pet peeve is when people use "that" instead of "who" in a sentence. I tell my students that it isn't "a person that is lying on the floor" but "a person WHO is lying on the floor."

slipandfalllawyer on April 22, 2012:

Very entertaining hub! I like it!

Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. on April 22, 2012:

Very entertaining way to teach grammar, Mrs Twitches. Congrats on bagging HOTD Cyndi! Hope Mrs Twitches is happy!

Voted up and all the way across.

Mary Craig from New York on April 22, 2012:

Adults are slow learners with bad habits already ingrained, which you already know. Mrs. Twitches is just the solution that we need to keep us on the right path, which is a good idea. This was a fabulous hub, good for learning, good for laughs, and good for conversation! Voted up, funny, useful, interesting and SHARING.

Goody5 from Bohville, USA, Just below the Mason-Dixon line in the land of the pleasant living on April 22, 2012:

I guess I'd better be watching out for ditches, because I only scored 50%, WHICH wasn't very good :)

Prasanna Marlin from Sri lanka on April 22, 2012:

Great info

Congratualtions!!! This is a great hub.

Well done!

Sandra Busby from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA on April 22, 2012:

Congratulations on getting hub of the day! As a former English teacher I had about given up on such subtleties as "which" and "that." so it's nice to see a younger person pick up the challenge. Thanks for SHARING.

Sojourner McConnell from Winchester Kentucky on April 22, 2012:

Great information done in a fun manner. I voted it up and across.

Natasha from Hawaii on April 22, 2012:

I love your use of examples that make choosing the correct word easy, even for people who don't really understand grammar! Thanks for the useful information - I need to pass this along to some folks I know.