Tag Archives: Grammar Bites

Grammar Bite: Making Media Agree

“Media” may be a plural noun in Latin, but it’s a different animal in English. What it means and how to deal with it. Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Agreeing Pronouns

Three principles to pronoun-antecedent agreement. Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Who’s That?

Are you insulting all humanity if you use “that” to refer to a person? Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Don’t Dangle Your Participles

Dangling participles aren’t dirty, but your sentence might be taken that way if you don’t fix them. Continue reading

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Review: Correlative Conjunctions

The trick with correlative conjunctions is the sentence parts they join must be structured the same way. Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Adjective Basics

Rich adjectives. Fancy adjectives. Not-your-momma’s adjectives. Find out the skinny on adjectives in today’s post. Continue reading

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10 Subject-Verb Agreement Rules

Subject-verb agreement goes beyond just singular or plural. Ten rules to matching your subjects with your verbs. Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Snuggling Up to Only

As in real estate, the most important thing with only is “location, location, location.” Find out where to put this delightful little word. Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Misplaced Modifiers

Misplaced modifiers can cause you to say something you don’t mean. Learn how to identify and fix them in today’s Grammar Bite. Continue reading

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It’s National Grammar Day!

It’s National Grammar Day! How will you celebrate? Purchase some new grammar books? Here are a few (they’re all on my wish list, in case you were wondering): The Careful Writer The Deluxe Transitive Vampire Oxford Guide to Plain English … Continue reading

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