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Grammar Tips & Tidbits Archive

 

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Grammar Tips & Tidbits Archive
 

A lot vs. Allot vs. Alot

Abbreviations: Acronyms & Initialisms

Abbreviations: When to use A or An?


Academic Degrees & Professional Designations

 

Accept or Except?

 

Advance vs. Advanced

 

Adverse vs. Averse

Advice or Advise?

Affect or Effect?

 

Age vs. Aged

 

Altar vs. Alter

Apostrophes: Part I

Apostrophes: Part II

Apostrophes: Part III

Apostrophes: Part IV

Apostrophes: Part V

Apostrophes in Holiday Names

Bare vs. Bear

 

Base vs. Bass

Beginning Sentences with "And" or But"

 

Capitalization: Part I

Capitalization: Part II

Capitalization in Titles and Headings - Part I

Capitalization in Titles and Headings - Part II

Cavalry vs. Calvary

Colons: Part I

Colons: Part II

Compliment v. Complement
 

Computer Terminology & InterCaps

 

Computer Terms: E-mail, e-mail, or email?

 

Computer Terms: Web site, web site, or website?
 

Commas: Overview

 

Commas: Serial Commas

Comma Confusion: Direct Address

Comma Confusion: Series Containing Conjunctions

Comma Confusion: The Word "Too"

Comma Confusion: Abbreviations

Comma Confusion: When Not to Use Commas

 

Cord vs. Chord

 

Dashes

 

Dates

 

Daylight Saving Time

Double Negatives

 

Ensure vs. Insure

Flair vs. Flare

Gerunds and Possessive Case

 

If, Wish, and As If Clauses

It's or Its?


Holiday Names - Apostrophes

 

Lead vs. Led

 

Misspellings in Everyday Expressions I

Misspellings in Everyday Expressions II

 

Misspellings in Everyday Expressions III
 

Misspellings in Everyday Expressions IV

 

Misspellings in Everyday Expressions V

 

Numbers: Part I

Numbers: Part II

Numbers: Part III

Hyphens: Part I

Hyphens: Part II

Lay & Lie: Part I

Lay & Lie: Part II

 

Morning vs. Mourning

One Word or Two? Part I

One Word or Two? Part II

One Word or Two? Part III - Quiz Time!

One Word or Two? Part IV

One Word or Two? Part V - Quiz Time!

Pour vs. Pore

 

Plural Forms of Compound Words

 

Plurals of Last Names

 

Premier vs. Premiere

Prepositions at the End of a Sentence

Prepositions - Eliminating Unnecessary

 

Principle vs. Principal

Rein vs. Reign

Ring vs. Wring

Role vs. Roll

Quotation Marks & Punctuation - Part I

 

Quotation Marks & Punctuation - Part II

 

Quotation Marks & Punctuation - Part III

Semicolons

 

Shear vs. Sheer

Sight, Site, and Cite

Sordid vs. Sorted

 

Spaces Between Sentences

Stationary v. Stationery

Subjects and Verbs - Part I

Subjects and Verbs - Part II

Subjects and Verbs - Part III

Then or Than?
 

They're, Their, and There

Typos & Proofreading Techniques - Part I

Typos & Proofreading Techniques - Part II
 

Verbs: Singular or Plural?

Wander vs. Wonder

Wary vs. Weary vs. Leery

Wave vs. Waive

Weather vs. Whether

Which or That?

 

Who or Whom?

 

Your or You're