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Daily Writing Tips · 10h ago

3 Examples of Restructuring In-Line Lists

“In-line list” is simply a fancy term for a list of things in a sentence that aren’t treat...
Daily Writing Tips · 1d ago

3 Cases of Erroneous Punctuation

In each of the following examples, confusion about the role of the comma in conjunction wi...
Daily Writing Tips · 4d ago

Idioms for Fabric and Other Materials

Words for various materials used in clothing have been applied to various descriptive term...
Daily Writing Tips · 4d ago

Grammar Quiz #17: If Clauses

The type of “if” clause known as “first conditional” is used to express a condition that i...
Daily Writing Tips · 6d ago

5 Types of Usage Errors

Words can be misused in a variety of ways, as illustrated in the following examples, each ...
Daily Writing Tips · 1w ago

3 Cases of Intrusive Punctuation Before a Quotation

When an introductory or attributive phrase ending in a verb precedes one or more complete ...
Daily Writing Tips · 1w ago

The Prevailing Style for Prefixes: No Hyphens

The hyphen’s role as a connector between prefixes and words has diminished significantly o...
Daily Writing Tips · 1W ago

Plans, Plains, and Planes

The three words in the headline for this post, and words derived from them—listed and defi...
Daily Writing Tips · 1W ago

Vocabulary Quiz #12: Commonly Confused Words

In each sentence, choose the correct word from the pair of similar terms. (If both words p...
Daily Writing Tips · 1W ago

When Jargon Fails

Jargon has its purposes. In content pertaining to popular culture, when employing slang to...