When to Use the @ Symbol in Your Writing
There are some symbols we write without much thought. We use an ampersand as a substitute for “and.” We use % to note a percentage. We use $ to talk about money. But a symbol that replaces…
National Grammar Day: What It Is
March 4 is National Grammar Day! Discover more about this literary holiday and explore all the ways you can celebrate this grammar day with no errors.
How to Correctly Use an Underscore: A Grammar Guide
I am back! Thank you for your patience while I was away taking care of everything in my life. I thought I’d launch 2020 with a post on how to correctly use an underscore since…
Single Quotes or Double Quotes: A Grammar Guide
Just because we communicate in English doesn’t always mean we use punctuation the same way. Americans use a colon to denote time (4:30) while the British use a period (4.30). Titles such as Mr., Mrs.,…
National Punctuation Day: What It Is
September 24 is National Punctuation Day! Discover what this literary holiday is and how you can celebrate this grammar day in punctuating fashion.
Slash vs Backslash: A Grammar Guide
Not all punctuation marks have a long list of nicknames. Stroke, virgule, diagonal, right-leaning stroke, oblique dash, solidus, slant, separatrix, forward slash—all can be used for the slash. And there’s the backslash. No nickname required.…
The Difference Between e.g. and i.e.
This blog post is for Sarah (by request).
How Many Exclamation Points is Too Many?
HINT: Any number higher than one. And here’s why.