Capitalization
At first glance, the rules of English capitalization seem simple. You probably know you should capitalize proper nouns and the first word of every sentence....
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Compound Words
When two words are used together to yield a new meaning, a compound is formed. Compound words can be written in three ways: as open...
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Abbreviation
An abbreviation, simply put, is a shortened form of a word. In writing, abbreviations are useful when you need to squeeze a lot of writing...
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Spelling Rules
Spelling Rules
Anyone who has ever had to memorize a tough-to-spell English word (It’s fuchsia, right? Or is it fuschia? Fushia?) has noticed that the spelling of...
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Contractions
What is a contraction? A contraction is a shortened form of a word (or group of words) that omits certain letters or sounds. In most...
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