How many ways do we use the word ‘first’ in our writing? Today’s featured link discusses the proper way to use first in written form.


Many expressions include the word first, often referring to beginnings or initial experiences. Here is a list of idiomatic phrases featuring the word, and their meanings.

1. First aid: medical care for minor injuries such as mild abrasions, cuts, bruises, and burns

2. First among equals: the sentiment that a leader is merely the premier person among his or her colleagues. Click here to read this interesting article.