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Perilous Punctuation: The Quotation Marks of Doom Correctly handling quotation marks is a key check of your writing ability; do it wrong, and you look like a dunce. We’re here as always to teach the rules.
Advanced Plurals: When Sticking on an -S Doesn’t Do the Job The grammatical error made most often in web content? Conflicts between singular and plural. If you’ve mastered the basics, tackle these five tough challenges!
How You Lose When You Choose to Misuse Your Words It’s called a malapropism to use exactly the wrong word when it sounds similar to the right one. It’s also called a catastrophe for your business.
Short Sentences Are Good. Long Sentences? Not So Good In a nation of people who are no longer eager to read, a long sentence that ambles to a point can scare potential clients away. Write concisely to write wisely!
Don’t Be Indiscreet With Mass Nouns and Discrete Nouns Our crotchety grammar guy looks at nouns this month, and concludes that you’re using them wrong. See if he’s right.
Nothing Compares to These Absolute Adjectives A few adjectives don’t have comparative or superlative degrees. If you try to invent one of these forms, your web content will just look silly.
Refresher Course: Comparing Adjectives Are you more eager for website success than the next guy? Or should that be “eagerer,” rather than “more eager”? Take this quick review to find out.
Synonym Styx: When Your Thesaurus Sends You to Perdition Writers rely on word lists to punch up their content. But synonyms don’t always mean what you think, and a thesaurus makes an untrustworthy ally.
Syntax Sins 3: Cruel and Unusual Diction We complete our month of examining bad usage and twisted idioms. Let us all be thankful that none of this wreckage appears on your professional website.
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