blob

Grammar

We keep your content professional with our grammar and syntax guides.

Grammar

Using who and whom correctly is the sign of an excellent writer. For one, the two are not interchangeable simply because they belong in different cases. And...

Grammar

You’re probably most familiar with the common meaning of the word sic as a verb. If you don’t know its other uses, don’t sweat it. The word...

Grammar

The past, the present and the future walk into a bar. It was tense. Seriously though, mastering verb tenses is essential for good grammar because they dictate...

Grammar

Using ellipses (singular: ellipsis) properly is a matter of correct grammar and presentation. You must consider the usage for the type of writing and how you render...

Grammar

It’s easy to get confused over whether to use truely or truly. If you don’t use it a lot, you’ll likely fall back on words with similar...

Grammar

Homophones like to, too and two often present problems for writers, making it easy to choose the wrong one. The number, two, probably presents few issues since...

Grammar

Misuse of these three words is another one of those mistakes that draws a red flag. The three couldn’t be more different in their meanings and uses...

Grammar

There is probably no grammar subject that stirs emotions quite like the Oxford comma. How many punctuation marks are the subject of a $10 million lawsuit? Recently...

Grammar

Whether you use nevermind or never mind depends on your type of writing and intended audience. Technically, both forms are correct. However, their meanings vary enough that...

Grammar

These two words have probably caused more confusion than any other source of grammar errors. And it’s easy to see why. Both have similar meanings—and many of...