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  • Achieving Coherence in Writing: Transition Words and Phrases

    Among the many tasks facing a writer, one of the most important is to provide transitions that explain how ideas in a text are related...

    Nancy Tuten

    9 July 2018

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  • Style Manuals

    While there are some hard-and-fast grammar rules (subjects must agree in number with their verbs, for example), a large percentage of what people regard as...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 December 2017

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  • Titles: Which Words Should Be Capitalized?

    The following three titles contain capitalization errors. Can you spot them? A New Approach to Marketing on The Internet How To Promote Your Small Business...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 October 2017

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  • Hyphenated Adjectives

    Several of our subscribers have written to ask us to address the use of hyphens like the ones in the following six sentences. Can you...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 May 2017

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  • Placement of Only

    Can you identify a problem in any of these sentences? The budget can only be balanced if programs are cut for next year. Many animals...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 May 2017

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