Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Grammar Myths Revealed
Do you know what a run-on sentence is, and how to avoid it? No, sticking in a couple of semicolons, or sprinkling it liberally with commas is not a solution!
Do you know when it is permissible to use passive voice?
How about i.e. and e.g. They aren’t the same thing. But do you know what they mean and how to use them correctly?
And then there’s one of my favorites, Never Use a Preposition to End a Sentence With.
Grammar Girl herself (aka Mignon Fogarty) explains away ten common myths on Mental Floss. You can read her article here: http://mentalfloss.com/article/61350/top-10-grammar-myths
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