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GrammarTip Archive for 2011

Below are links to the GrammarTips published in 2011. Be sure to check out the vocabulary test and word of the week in each issue.

Date Title Topics
December 22 Holiday Greetings from ProofreadNOW.com! avoiding word confusion: so or so that; individual, party, person or people; doubt that or doubt whether; everyday or every day; fiscal or financial.
November 30 Cold-Turkey Diet with Apostrophes how to use apostrophes with organization and product names, apostrophes
October 26 Government Names and a Horrible Night in Boston History capitalization, capitalization of government agencies
October 20 AP Style and a Word or Two AP Style, AP Stylebook
October 12 Be an Explorer ... of Verbs verbs, mass nouns, singular verbs, plural verbs
August 31 Capital Punishment - Yes or No capitalizing common terms
August 10 Out of the Frying Pan into the Range writing a range of numbers; using the en dash in a range of numbers
July 14 Don't Suffer a Comma Coma using commas, restrictive and non-restrictive clauses, appositives
June 30 Infinitives to Split or Not to Split
June 15 Avoid Mistakes with Apostrophes
May 25 Four Mistakes You Must Avoid
May 18 End Gender Bias!
May 5 Cinco de Mayo, Oxymorons, and a Derby Bet
April 27 Look Smart with Question Marks
April 13 Do You Always Capitalize?
March 23 Don't Make These Mistakes with Question Marks
March 16 Do you over-hyphenate?
March 9 Proper Capitalization of Military Terms
March 2 Foreign Word Usage Can Enhance Your Writing
February 23 How to Sound Intelligent
February 9 Learn. Think. Speak. Smart.
February 2 Look Smart with Pronouns
January 25 Words and Names You Need to Know
January 19 ProofreadNOW and Capital Punishment