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After trying Grammarly Premium..

Hello ya'll, I like the free version of Grammarly, but after trying the premium I really want it too. Not working makes that impossible, but I tried it, and I really like it, and I want to keep it. I was given some free trial time, but with everything going on I haven't gotten a… Continue reading After trying Grammarly Premium..

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Affect vs. Effect (via Grammarly)

Affect means to influence or to produce a change in something. The tornado affected citizens within forty miles of Topeka. The medicine will affect your eyesight for at least an hour. Winning the swimming medal affected Tina’s performance in school, too. Here’s a mnemonic: A is for action. Verbs are about action. Affect starts with… Continue reading Affect vs. Effect (via Grammarly)

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A great grammar site:

http://www.englishgrammar.org/ What are copular verbs? NOVEMBER 15, 2010 - A copular verb is a special kind of verb used to join an adjective or noun complement to a subject.  Common examples are: be (is, am, are, was, were), appear, seem, look, sound, smell, taste, feel, become and get. A copular verb expresses either that the subject… Continue reading A great grammar site:

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Well this is a neat little article:

Punctuation in novels Punctuation in Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (left) and in Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner (right). When we think of novels, of newspapers and blogs, we think of words. We easily forget the little suggestions pushed in between: the punctuation. But how can we be so cruel to such a fundamental part… Continue reading Well this is a neat little article:

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6 Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make (via Grammar Girl)

http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/life-strategies/grammar-mistakes?xid=social-QDT-rs-020816 6 Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make Make fewer (or is it less?!) errors with these expert tips. By Laura Schocker I or Me after a preposition and another person Photo by Oktay Ortakcioglu/Getty Images The rule: Use “Me.” Incorrect version: “She went to the store with Sally and I.” Correct version: She went… Continue reading 6 Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make (via Grammar Girl)