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What’s the difference between a restrictive relative clause and a nonrestrictive relative clause? What’s a relative clause, even? A relative clause is a dependent clause that begins with either a relative pronoun (that, which, who), a relative adjective (whose), or … Continue reading
One of the more confusing pieces of English grammar is when to use who and whom. Actually, there’s a very simple test you can use in most cases to discover which one is correct. Simply restructure the sentence in your … Continue reading
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There are a few different types or levels of editing that writers encounter in the course of preparing a manuscript for publication. While there is a bit of overlap between the types, and many people use different names for them, I’ve … Continue reading
If you’ve never heard of Grammar Girl, you should check her out. Grammar Girl is Mignon Fogarty, the creator of the Quick and Dirty Tips website, former magazine and technical writer, and all-around grammar guru. Her website features daily tips … Continue reading