A Grammar Lesson: Direct and Indirect ObjectsAn object is the part of a sentence that gives meaning to the subject’s action of the verb. For example: Alice caught the...May 22, 2019
Correcting People’s Grammar: Just Don’t Do It
Correcting People’s Grammar: Just Don’t Do ItAs grammar nerds, we care a lot about correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. If you’re a grammar lover, maybe you’ve found...June 7, 2015
Say What?! Meet the Interrobang.
Say What?! Meet the Interrobang.Few punctuation marks have as exciting a name as the interrobang. But what does the interrobang do? The interrobang combines the...May 27, 2015
Pear, Pair, and Pare
Pear, Pair, and ParePair: two of something, usually that are similar or go together. For example: Pear: a fruit. For example: Pare: trim (something)...May 5, 2015
Simile and Metaphor—What’s the Difference?
Simile and Metaphor—What’s the Difference?While both similes and metaphors are used to make comparisons, the difference between similes and metaphors comes down to a word....May 4, 2015
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