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!

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The Proper Use of Quotation Marks
The Proper Use of Quotation Marks

Who knew formatting quotation marks was so complicated? In order to help you navigate their subtle nuances and unpredictability, Scribendi.com has compiled a list of rules to help you properly format quotation marks.

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The Question Mark Podcast: How and When to Use It
The Question Mark Podcast: How and When to Use It

The usage of question marks depends on context. This podcast outlines how to use question marks properly, and provides you with clear examples. The use of question marks in screen plays and in formal and informal writing is also discussed in detail.

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The Question Mark: How and When to Use It
The Question Mark: How and When to Use It

The question mark has a very simple function in writing–it indicates a question. If a sentence ends with a question mark, then it is asking a question, just as the name suggests.

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The Semicolon and Colon
The Semicolon and Colon

Check out our free advice on two tricky punctuation marks: the semicolon and colon.

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The Semicolon and Colon Podcast
The Semicolon and Colon Podcast

Using semicolons and colons in your writing allows you to include more information; however, the proper use of these valuable punctuation tools can also be confusing. This podcast will help you understand how to use semicolons and colons appropriately.

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The Student's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
The Student's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

When writing a paper, never underestimate the importance of correct grammar and punctuation. These resources will help you get it right every time.

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Understanding Punctuation
Understanding Punctuation

Words are words and those annoying little punctuation marks can't be that important...can they? Scribendi.com's editors offer solutions to common punctuation errors.

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Understanding Punctuation Podcast
Understanding Punctuation Podcast

Punctuation can be confusing and sometimes frustrating. If you want to better understand the fundamentals of punctuation, this podcast will help. It includes five key punctuation rules that will ease your frustration.

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Using Commas
Using Commas

In 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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