CapitalizationAt first glance, the rules of English capitalization seem simple. You probably know you should capitalize proper nouns and the...March 31, 2017
Compound WordsWhen two words are used together to yield a new meaning, a compound is formed. Compound words can be written in three ways: as...March 21, 2017
AbbreviationAn abbreviation, simply put, is a shortened form of a word. In writing, abbreviations are useful when you need to squeeze a lot...March 28, 2016
Spelling RulesAnyone who has ever had to memorize a tough-to-spell English word (It’s fuchsia, right? Or is it fuschia? Fushia?) has noticed...March 18, 2016
ContractionsWhat is a contraction? A contraction is a shortened form of a word (or group of words) that omits certain letters or sounds. In...January 6, 2016
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