Tag: punctuation

Commas 101: Independent clauses

Do I, stick a comma, here? I’m, not sure. I guess I’ll just, slap one in, to be sure. I mean, a comma is just a, way, to, show the reader, where to pause, right? This is where your editor

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Commas 101: There are rules!

This is the introduction to a series on correct comma usage.

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When quotes are “scary” or “random”

When should you use quotes for “emphasis?” NEVER!

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This food is Vegan Free!

Some people must believe that no one reads their packaging – or else they’d hire a professional editor before they printed their labels. I am happy to report that I am no longer eating vegans. It’s nice that products such

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Opal Pickles chimes in about your vs. you’re

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Punctuation is powerful

An English professor wrote the words, “A woman without her man is nothing” on the chalkboard and asked his students to punctuate it correctly. All of the males in the class wrote, “A woman, without her man, is nothing.” All

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