Posted on 10/19/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the grand scheme of grammar, whether to put “on” before a date isn’t the most important question to consider....

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Posted on 10/16/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Compound subjects seem to compound the difficulty of using possessive pronouns, based on what Grammar Girl is seeing. Thankfully, Mignon...

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Posted on 10/09/2019 at 05:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As you guessed from the headline, one of Grammar Girl’s latest must-read tips focuses on the right way to spell...

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Posted on 09/11/2019 at 05:40 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In our seventh-grade English class, Mrs. Segura looked at us and asked the class, “If I called Sadye’s house and...

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Posted on 09/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can identify most punctuation marks, but can you use them properly? If not, editor Karen Conlin is ready to...

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Posted on 08/23/2019 at 11:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar Girl lost a spelling bee, a long time ago, because she misspelled “its,” putting in an apostrophe where one...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes, common usage wins out over established grammar rules. That day has not officially arrived for “all of the sudden,”...

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Posted on 07/02/2019 at 03:55 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Never mind how to pronounce certain file formats — how should you format them in text? A reader sought Grammar...

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Posted on 06/20/2019 at 04:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No judgment here if you struggle to remember when to hyphenate with ages — we looked it up for a...

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Posted on 06/05/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you don’t know what it means, chances are good you’ve heard someone toss around the phrase “dangling participle”...

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