Tag: good grammar
What a difference a hyphen can make
On October 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

Recently I went to dinner with a friend. As we perused the menu, I noticed the following section: I pointed to the list and asked my friend, “If we ordered all of these, how much would it cost?” He studied the options for a moment and then said, “thirty-six dollars.” I shook my head. “Actually, […]

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Don’t cook your family, Rachael!
On May 1, 2012 | 1 Comments

The other day, a friend who shares my passion for good grammar posted the following picture on Facebook: While this example may be a bit extreme (yet hilarious), it shows that punctuation is important! Too often writers are lazy about using commas correctly, but as demonstrated above, one or more missing ones can completely change […]

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