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3 Cases Of Poorly Constructed Short Lists
2017-04-24 04:36
In each of the following sentences, the writer is under the misapprehension that the statement includes a list of three words and/or phrases; in fact, each sentence includes a compound list… Read More
2017-04-22 04:39
The prefix epi, from the Greek word meaning “at,” “close to,” “on,” “in addition to,” or “on the occasion of,” is at the root of a… Read More
Punctuation Quiz #17: Attribution
2017-04-21 04:45
The following sentences deliberately lack internal punctuation whether such punctuation is correct or not. Insert punctuation as necessary to correct them. 1. Her reply was as follows &ldquo&hell…Read More
3 Sentences With Punctuation Problems
2017-04-20 04:36
Commas serve a vital function as a fundamental organizing tool within sentences, acting as buffers that keep syntactical elements in place and as signals that indicate relationship. Often, h… Read More
20 Archetypes For People Based On Names
2017-04-18 04:26
Various expressions have arisen, sometimes from folkloric or historical origins, to describe types of people by assigning them with personal names. Here are twenty such appellations and thei… Read More
3 Cases Of Confused Connections
2017-04-17 04:24
Relationships between sentence elements are sometimes obscured by suboptimal syntax. In each of the following examples, ordering of phrases is an obstacle to comprehension. Discussion and re… Read More
The Article “The” In Geographical Names
2017-04-15 04:16
When is it appropriate to use the article the in geographical names? Some types of terms are consistent, but for other categories, usage differs depending on the type of name. The following… Read More

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