As Major League Baseball gears up for the All-Star Game, Grammarly teamed up with The Wall Street Journal once again to see which team has the most grammatically correct fans. We looked at all 30 official MLB team sites and analyzed the top 150 comments for spelling, grammar,… MORE →
Ending sentences with prepositions is a controversial topic. On the one hand, some people feel that it’s never appropriate to end a sentence with a preposition; on the other hand, many people feel that it’s completely unnatural and unrealistic to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Even Winston Churchill famously has poked fun at this debate: “This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.”
Father’s Day, which falls on the third Sunday of June every year, is that wonderful occasion that honors the ‘old men’, new poppas and father figures of the world — often with a gift or card purchased with dear dad’s own cash, ironically enough. This year, rather than spend his money on another pair of quirky socks or soap on the rope, do him one better: learn to correctly punctuate the holiday that commemorates his TLC (tender, love and care).
Ip, co, xie, per, en, ne, nis, nir. Contrary to how it may seem, the above isn’t the next refrain to a futuristic version of the Sound of Music’s ‘Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti’. Rather it’s a mere cross-section of the over 100 English gender-neutral… MORE →
The em-dash has a few different uses. We’ve already covered how a pair of em-dashes can be used to highlight parenthetical information. Now it’s time to explain another way you can use em-dashes — to call attention to the information at the end of a sentence. You… MORE →