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5 Great Resolutions for Writers and Language Nerds By Kimberly Joki

    Lose a few pounds. Quit a bad habit. Get organized. You name it. You’ve vowed it at the beginning of a new year. Perhaps you have been successful with your resolutions. In that case, you need a fresh … Continue reading

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Which vs. That: How to Choose Shundalyn Allen

In a defining clause, use that. In non-defining clauses, use which. Remember, which is as disposable as a sandwich bag. If you can remove the clause without destroying the meaning of the sentence, the clause is nonessential and you can … Continue reading

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7 Truly Horrifying Grammar Rules By Marco Tikat

Places with strict and unforgiving rules make great settings for spooky stories. Think about all the books and movies set against the backdrop of a strict school, a rigid convent, or an oppressive family home. The unyielding rules contribute to … Continue reading

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What Is the Oxford Comma and Why Do People Care So Much About It? By Ann Edwards

The Oxford (or serial) comma is the final comma in a list of things. For example: Please bring me a pencil, eraser, and notebook. The Oxford comma comes right after eraser. Use of the Oxford comma is stylistic, meaning that … Continue reading

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