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Learn From My Mistakes: Exclamation Point Abuse

By Josh SorokachJune 25, 2013
I have a confession to make: I'm a recovering exclamation point overuse offender. Wow, that feels really good to say! I mean,... More  →
Learn From My Mistakes: Exclamation Point Abuse

In Honor of National Grammar Day, Here Are the Worst Grammar Mistakes You Can Make

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMarch 4, 2013
Today is National Grammar Day, and I aim to celebrate! (Fun fact: it's held on March 4th because March 4th is also... More  →
In Honor of National Grammar Day, Here Are the Worst Grammar Mistakes You Can Make

New Punctuation for the Grammar Nerd

By Janet ManleyMarch 4, 2013
MARCH 4 is NATIONAL GRAMMAR DAY!!!! But sadly, there are fourteen punctuation marks (depending on how you count them). That's nowhere near... More  →
New Punctuation for the Grammar Nerd

5 Words and Phrases To Avoid

By ContributorJune 18, 2012
The following five words and phrases are all too common these days, and they just don’t make any sense. I’m not talking... More  →
5 Words and Phrases To Avoid

Where Do You Stand in the Battle of "Hopefully"?

By Brandon SpecktorJune 7, 2012
If you're a word nerd, you may have read that the Associated Press Stylebook just announced its new rules and revisions... More  →
Where Do You Stand in the Battle of

Grammar Missteps We Don't Actually Care About

By Valerie BurnMarch 26, 2012
Grammar is important. As the saying goes, punctuation is all that stands between eating your Grandmother (Let’s eat Grandma!) and inviting your... More  →
Grammar Missteps We Don't Actually Care About

Annoying Corrections (That Are Not Correct)

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 27, 2012
Sometimes people really do have good intentions when they correct you. "But those aren't honeybees, they're killer bees!" would be a... More  →
Annoying Corrections (That Are Not Correct)

The Worst (Imaginary) Novel Openings

By Rachel KorowitzJanuary 19, 2012
I spent my teens slogging through Gravity's Rainbow and Ulysses and translating Caesar's infinity-length ramblings, so if... More  →
The Worst (Imaginary) Novel Openings