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Share Your World – 2014 Week 14

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If you had to describe your day as a traffic sign, what would it be? 440 more words


Overused exclamation marks!!!

In the latest issue of Intelligent Life magazine published by the Economist Group, six writers including Julian Barnes, Claire Messud, and Ali Smith discuss their favourite punctuation marks. 256 more words

Usage Features

Writing Craft COULD YOU DO WITHOUT 'COULD'? by Rayne Hall

In thirty years as an editor, I’ve found the same fatty words bloat the style of many authors.

Here is a notorious, fattening, calorie-rich word: ‘could’.  378 more words

A. Joleigh

Exclamation Mark - Personification

This week, I’m reading Exclamation Mark by Amy Rosenthal, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld.

We talked briefly about personification, where human qualities are given to animals or objects. 52 more words

School Library

( ! ) Exclamation Mark Usage

(  !  ) Exclamation Mark Usage

An exclamation mark usually shows strong feeling, such as surprise, anger or joy. Using an exclamation mark when writing is rather like shouting or raising your voice when speaking. 185 more words