Category Archives: Punctuation

Hyphens and foreign words

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Two Basic Options for Listing Information

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Heavenly Bodies

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About the Comma

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A Possessive Review: What’s Mine and Yours

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Something About Quotation Marks

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3 Tips for Using Brackets

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Use the En Dash

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Use the Period to Command Attention

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When to Use Em Dashes, Parentheses, and Commas?

According to Roy Peter Clark, in Writing Tools: Fifty Essential Strategies for Every Writer, “Punctuation comes from the Latin word punctus, or “point.” Those funny dots, lines, and squiggles help writers point the way. “There is a tendency to use … Continue reading

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