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How to End a Letter: 12 Useful Farewell Phrases

How to End a Letter: 12 Useful Farewell Phrases

When deciding how to end a letter, your context and recipient should dictate your phrasing. This article outlines your options and when to use each.
Where Did the Oxford Comma Come From, and Why Is It So Important?

Where Did the Oxford Comma Come From, and Why Is It So Important?

The Oxford comma is a hot topic among grammar enthusiasts, but where does it come from and how does one tiny comma affect the clarity of a sentence or document? Find out why the Oxford comma is important with the help of this article.
50 Great Reasons to Date a Grammar Nerd

50 Great Reasons to Date a Grammar Nerd

The ability to pen a grammatically flawless love note is not the only thing a grammar nerd brings to a relationship.
How to Use Expletives Effectively in Your Writing

How to Use Expletives Effectively in Your Writing

Now that you know where expletives come from and how to use them, it is time to learn how to incorporate them into your own writing.
How to Swear: Understanding the Grammar of the Top 7 Curse Words

How to Swear: Understanding the Grammar of the Top 7 Curse Words

Have you ever been called a potty mouth? Learn how to swear correctly by understanding the grammar behind your favorite four-letter words.
A History of Swearing and Censorship in Writing

A History of Swearing and Censorship in Writing

Think kids these days swear more than their predecessors? Think again! This history of swearing will show you how censorship has evolved over time.
The Etymology of the Top 7 Curse Words

The Etymology of the Top 7 Curse Words

Ever wonder where your favorite four-letter swear words came from? This post explains it all, so beware, as it contains explicit language.
Scribendi's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

Scribendi's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

This has been a great year for blog content, and we decided to pick out your favorites. Enjoy this roundup of top 10 Scribendi blog posts of 2016!
Affect vs. Effect: How to Use the Right Word Every Time

Affect vs. Effect: How to Use the Right Word Every Time

Are you confused about when to use affect vs. effect? Learn the difference between the two words with these helpful examples and tips.
What are Appositives?

What are Appositives?

An appositive is a noun or a pronoun (often with modifiers) that is beside another noun or pronoun, usually with the purpose of explaining or modifying. Now don’t get nervous—we'll help you figure this out.
Which Literary Job Fits Your Personality?

Which Literary Job Fits Your Personality?

Do you love reading so much you want to make a career out of it? This quiz will help you find out which literary job best suits your personality!
Lay vs. Lie Explained (Infographic Included)

Lay vs. Lie Explained (Infographic Included)

Are you going to lay down or lie down to sleep? The question is enough to keep you awake. Learn the difference between lay vs. lie so you can get some rest!
The History and Usage of Common Symbols

The History and Usage of Common Symbols

The ampersand, at sign, and pound sign are common symbols that most of us use pretty regularly. Even so, their origins and rules of usage might surprise you!
The 10 Most Common Grammatical Errors

The 10 Most Common Grammatical Errors

If your writing is riddled with errors, it is easy for others to misunderstand your point. Achieve clarity by avoiding these 10 common grammatical errors.
What to Capitalize in a Title

What to Capitalize in a Title

A title should clearly convey the contents of a work. Instead of guessing what to capitalize in a title, ensure clarity by following these practical capitalization rules.
11 Famous Movie Quotes That Are Grammatically Incorrect

11 Famous Movie Quotes That Are Grammatically Incorrect

Grammar does not have to be boring! Learn about the rules of grammar from these 11 grammatically incorrect movie quotes.
The 28 Best Writing Websites of 2020

The 28 Best Writing Websites of 2020

These writing websites will provide you with the inspiration and information you need at every stage of the writing process.
Why You Shouldn't Fear the Grammar Apocalypse

Why You Shouldn't Fear the Grammar Apocalypse

Grammar rules are not always black and white, but that is what makes the English language so colorful.
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