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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!

30 Quirky Collective Nouns for Animals
30 Quirky Collective Nouns for Animals

Did you know that a group of turtles is called a bale? Find out other quirky collective nouns for animals with this adorable infographic.

Lay vs. Lie
Lay vs. Lie

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!

5 Times Celebrities Showed Us They Could Write
5 Times Celebrities Showed Us They Could Write

Take a look at these five thought-provoking essays that showed us celebrities could tackle big issues in their writing.

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 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.

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