The Rules of CapitalizationCapitalization in English entails quite a bit more than simply knowing to begin names and titles with capital letters. Our editors will guide you through the quagmire that is capitalization.
Quotation Marks: When to Use Single or Double Quotation MarksCan't decide between single or double quotes? We'll teach you how and when to use single and double quotation marks.
Editing or Proofreading?It's common for many people, including business professionals and first-time Scribendi.com clients, to be a bit unclear about the differences between editing and proofreading.
Hyphenation: Are You Confused?Are hyphens causing havoc in your humanities papers? Have dashes destroyed your dissertation? Don't let punctuation puzzle you any longer; we are here to help.
Active and Passive VoiceAre you unsure whether to use the active of passive voice? Our editors explain why using the active voice will make your academic papers stronger.
Making ComparisonsThis is the second in a series of articles addressing several common grammatical issues. This article explains phantom or one-sided comparisons, which might be the most prevalent issue of all, particularly in academic papers.
The Wandering OnlyIn this article, we discuss what we call the wandering or misplaced "only," which, although common and usually understood in everyday casual speech, is often confusing and has no place in formal or academic writing.
What is a Comma?The comma is the most important punctuation mark for ensuring clarity in a sentence, but it is often incorrectly used. Follow our helpful comma rules to ensure you are using commas correctly.
Using CommasIn our earlier article we learned that commas remove ambiguity and ensure that the reader understands the meaning the author wants to convey. Let's continue looking at some additional grammatical constructions that call for comma usage.
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