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Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 14)

A fun infographic from Grammar.net about modal verbs. What are Auxiliary and Modal Verbs? Auxiliary verbs are “helper verbs” used in combination with other verbs to assist in stating tone, tense, condition/state, voice or mood. A modal verb is a

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Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 13)

Love this infographic from Grammar.net about misplaced modifiers. What is misplaced modifier? A misplaced modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is improperly separated from the word it modifies / describes. Because of the separation, sentences with this error

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Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 12)

What is Parallel Structure? Single words, multi-word phrases and clauses can be made parallel by ensuring each item is equal. Examples of parallel structure include multiple gerunds or –ing verbals that function as nouns, past participles, infinitive phrases (to be)

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Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 11)

One of my favorite plights. NOT. To who or to whom? Somehow, I didn’t pay attention in grammar class when this particular rule was being taught. But, a decade after grade school, when I learned the simple rule to figure

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Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 10)

HA HA! Don’t we all get rattled by these tricky words one time or another? I have trouble with ‘obsession’ (okay, I got that right at first try. How cool is that?). There’s the old and trusted ‘psychology’ among many

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