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 “da...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

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

Louise Hornby isn’t a fan of a blanket no-adverb rule (which we’ve certainly heard of). That said, she also...

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Tagged As: Language, Writing advice

Posted on 05/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you should use “snuck” or “sneaked” depends on a few factors, according to Grammar Girl....

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 05/03/2019 at 02:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Word nerds, rejoice: Grammar Girl is going deep into the weeds. An English teacher had sought Mignon Fogarty’s exp...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 05/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two grammar gurus — or gods, really — released books on language this year, providing the perfect opportunit...

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Posted on 04/08/2019 at 09:00 AM by Guest Author

Want to improve your writing, boost your creativity, and more? Check out these seven online writing resources to help yo...

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Posted on 03/23/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can add double negatives to the list of grammatical structures that were historically acceptable for years before la...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 03/05/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ll take a page out of pet-lovers’ books and declare that for us, every day is National Grammar Day. But y...

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Posted on 03/04/2019 at 10:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Peter Mountford couldn’t believe what a basic question his writing instructor was asking: “What is the point...

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Posted on 02/07/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Benjamin Dreyer has spent nearly three decades in the copy-editing field, so unsurprisingly he has more than a few stron...

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