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Bore, Boor, Boar: The Basics

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8 Basic Functions of the Adverb

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Augur or Auger: Omen or Drill

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The that/which dilemma:Which one to use when

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Use the Period to Command Attention

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Being Possessive

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Use productive tools to keep your reader focused

  One way to diminish the effect of your message is to load it up with words that are neither useful nor productive. Two ways to kill your message: Write too many words to say something. Write something that does … Continue reading

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Tips for using a and an before words that start with h or u.

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To Be a Smooth Writer, Use Transitional Words and Phrases

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Different ways to acknowledge sources in your work

All stylebooks suggest the same information regarding citing and acknowledging sources; however, the order of that information varies based on how different academic fields prioritize different elements of a source of works cited or list of references.  The Modern Language … Continue reading

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