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Using semicolon with transitional adverbs

A transitional adverb (e.g. however, therefore, consequently, nevertheless) usually starts a new sentence. However, sometimes writers separate the two clauses with a semicolon to enable a smoother transition. 281 more words

Grammar

Can Contractions Go Too Far?

Yes, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.

Contractions exist to help written words sound the way we talk because we do not pronounce every letter in every word as if we are robots. 346 more words

Business Writing

Crystal Clear

The rules for English grammar

Can be tricky, it is true.

A person must be careful

Not to understate or overdo.

If you forget a comma, 83 more words

Daily Prompt

Quotations Marks and Punctuation Placement Pt. 3 ~ " [ ' ]

Our third part of the Quotation Marks and Punctuation Placement series will address quotes within quotes, and quotes that end a sentence, and where each should fall in relation to the quotation marks. 525 more words

Punctuation

Quotations Marks and Punctuation Placement Pt. 3 ~ " [ ' ]

Our third part of the Quotation Marks and Punctuation Placement series will address quotes within quotes, and quotes that end a sentence, and where each should fall in relation to the quotation marks. 525 more words

Punctuation

Quotations Marks and Punctuation Placement Pt. 2 ~ )(;:-

Our second part of the Quotation Marks and Punctuation Placement series will address parenthesis, semicolons, colons, and dashes, and where each should fall in relation to the quotes, whether single or double. 321 more words

Punctuation

Quotations Marks and Punctuation Placement Pt. 2 ~ )(;:-

Our second part of the Quotation Marks and Punctuation Placement series will address parenthesis, semicolons, colons, and dashes, and where each should fall in relation to the quotes, whether single or double. 321 more words

Punctuation