Negative Adjectives:  Over 800 Examples You Can Use

Negative Adjectives: Over 800 Examples You Can Use

Negative adjectives are useful for describing unpleasant people and things. In this article, you'll find hundreds of negative adjectives you can use.

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Em Dash: What It Is and How to Use It

Em Dash: What It Is and How to Use It

Use an em dash to set off parenthetical information. In this article, we explain what an em dash is and how to use it.

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Dashes vs Hyphens: Explanation and Examples

Dashes vs Hyphens: Explanation and Examples

Hyphens and dashes look similar but have different meanings and uses. While hyphens join together words or parts of words, dashes indicate a pause or range. Discover everything you need to know about hyphens and dashes in this article.

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British English Versus U.S. English: What You Need to Know

British English Versus U.S. English: What You Need to Know

Sometimes the differences between British English and American English are confusing! This article looks at the four key areas of difference and how to ensure consistency of usage in your writing.

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14 Grammar Tips to Make Your Writing Sound Smart

14 Grammar Tips to Make Your Writing Sound Smart

When you want to sound smart, using good grammar will help you reach and connect with your audience. Like common sense, grammar helps your reader understand without being baffled. From word choice to punctuation to citations, here's how to show your smarts by writing it right.

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Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Miss: How to Use Titles Correctly (Every Time)

Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Miss: How to Use Titles Correctly (Every Time)

When do you use Mr.? Mrs.? Miss? In this article, we break down how to use titles for men and women, with cheat sheets and easy explanations.

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The Internet's Best List of Clichés

The Internet's Best List of Clichés

To cliché or not to cliché, that is the question. This comprehensive list of clichés will help you decide what to use or leave behind in your writing.

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To ‘to’ or not to ’too’: that is the question!

To ‘to’ or not to ’too’: that is the question!

Getting tripped up on the differences between “to” and “too” happens often. When do you use a single “o” and when do you use two? While this is one of the most common grammar mistakes, the rule is easy to master.

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Should I Use "Which" or "That"?

Should I Use "Which" or "That"?

Do you use "which" and "that" as interchangeable words in sentences because they mean the same? That couldn't be further from the truth. We're here to help you determine when to use each word.

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The Perfect Grammar Cheat Sheet [infographic]

The Perfect Grammar Cheat Sheet [infographic]

This infographic provides a compact visual guide to common mistakes that writers make. Banish these grammar errors for tighter, clearer writing.

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3 Awful Oxford Comma Bloopers

3 Awful Oxford Comma Bloopers

Are you a staunch defender or opposer of the Oxford comma? Regardless of where you stand, these three tales of Oxford comma woe will make you think twice the next time you debate the little mark's usage.

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Everything You Need to Know About Antecedents

Everything You Need to Know About Antecedents

Do your antecedents agree with your pronouns? What are antecedents anyway? Find out everything you need to know in this article.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Punctuating Dialogue

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Punctuating Dialogue

Dialogue, dialogue tags, and action beats. Commas, dashes, and quotation marks. Punctuating dialogue doesn't have to be difficult. Here's what you need to know.

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7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

You don't want to send an overworked and underpaid editor a manuscript with glaring grammar and punctuation errors. Especially if the editor decides whether your piece runs or not. Send in a poorly edited piece, and you will end up in the slush pile. No editor has time for drastic rewrites.

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Than vs. Then

Than vs. Then

"Then" and "than" are two pesky words that sound alike but have very different meanings. We explore when to use each term.

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