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Grammar tips for the real world.

Grammar Underground with June Casagrande Unknown

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Grammar tips for the real world.

    Hyphenation

    Hyphenation

      Hyphen rules are complicated. But a few simple guidelines will get you through most situations. Here's what you need to know.

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    Faulty Parallels

    Faulty Parallels

      Brad walked to the library, the post office and drove to the park. Faulty parallels are a very common problem. In the example above, we're erroneously suggesting "Brad walked to drove to the park." Here's how to prevent and fix this parallels gone wrong.

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    This Is She or This Is Her?

    This Is She or This Is Her?

      When you say on the phone "This is she," you're actually employing a very sophisticated grammar concept: the predicate nominative. Here's what you need to know.

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    A Majority Is or a Majority Are?

    A Majority Is or a Majority Are?

      How do you know if "majority" takes a singular verb like "is" or a plural verb like "are"?

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    Where Do You Put Quotation Marks Relative to Other Punctuation?

    Where Do You Put Quotation Marks Relative to Other Punctuation?

      In American English, a period or comma always comes before a closing quotation mark, like "this." That's true regardless of what the quotation marks contain — quoted speech, a noted word, a movie title. But not all punctuation marks have the same relationship with quotation marks. Here's the full story.

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    Among or Between?

    Among or Between?

      Can you share something between three friends? Or Is "between" only for groups of two, with "among" the required term for three or more? Some people will tell you it's the latter. But it's not quite that simple. Here's what you need to know.

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