Words, Words, Words: May ’17

April 27, 2017
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Make the colon your punctuation ally

April 6, 2017
Colons are most often used when introducing a list, and their primary function is to tell the reader that more information is on its way.
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Words, Words, Words: April ’17

March 22, 2017
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Beware the meaning-changing apostrophe

March 3, 2017
Apostrophes can be tricky and are frequently misused, especially in attempts to distinguish between a descriptive plural word and plural ownership.
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Words, Words, Words: March ’17

February 22, 2017
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The quiet differences between ‘out loud’ and ‘aloud’

February 2, 2017
Mignon Fogarty of Grammar Girl offers some tips for instances where using one of the two may be the better option.
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Words, Words, Words: February ’17

January 25, 2017
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Correctly use Until, Till and ‘Til

December 1, 2016
If you have trouble distinguishing the differences between “until,” “till” and “ ’til,” these tips from Marko Ticak at Grammarly can help get you on the right track.
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Using ‘to’ and ‘too’

October 6, 2016
“To” and “too” are homophones, which means they are pronounced the same but have different meanings—and that means they’re easily confused.
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When to use ‘between’ and ‘among’

August 30, 2016
The words between and among aren’t always interchangeable. Mignon Fogarty shared examples at QuickandDirtyTips.com to illustrate the distinction.
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