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14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions

  • March 14, 2011
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A preposition tells a reader when and where something occurred as well as how it occurred. English prepositions perform so many functions that their nuances cause quite a bit of confusion. Here are a few examples of prepositions that illustrate 14 of the most common mistakes: Embed this image to your site: [Infographic provided by…

Springtime and Idioms

  • March 7, 2011
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When springtime arrives, the poet in all us comes alive. Sunnier days, fresh rains, budding trees and the first garden blooms caused Christina Rossetti to proclaim, “Spring is when life’s alive in everything,” and Doug Larsen to remark, “Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.” Winter’s no longer…

All About Comma (and Semicolon)

  • February 28, 2011
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Misplaced, omitted, sprinkled like confetti on the page, usurped by punctuation marks like the semicolon and colon—if commas could talk, these would be their complaints. The basic rules that follow may clarify some of the confusion and help writers sidestep common misapplications. Commas are used to set off items in a series of three or…

Grammar checker for everyone

  • February 23, 2011
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Everyone has spell check software, but can theirs check your grammar? According to the Ginger Software Team, “Ginger is the only contextual text correction tool on the market. Ginger looks at the context of whole sentences, enabling it to correct multiple mistakes within a sentence in one click.” In brief, Ginger not only corrects the…

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