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Brake vs. Break
Brake vs. Break

Learn when to use brake vs. break so that you never mix up these similar-sounding words again.

Flashback: What Scribendi Looked Like 20 Years Ago
Flashback: What Scribendi Looked Like 20 Years Ago

Take a look at the history of Scribendi and see the changes we have made in the last 20 years!

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!

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