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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.

A History of the Typewriter
A History of the Typewriter

Whether you love typewriters as a piece of your past or a retro desk accessory, check out the history of the typewriter in this handy infographic.

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!

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