What’s an Oxford comma, anyway? When and where is an Oxford comma used in sentences, and when is it best to omit the Oxford comma altogether?
Punctuation marks are symbols or characters used in written language to provide structure, clarity, and meaning to text. They serve various purposes, including indicating pauses, separating ideas, and conveying emphasis. Here’s a description of some common punctuation marks and their uses
Semicolons connect closely related independent clauses, and they are used to clearly separate items in a list or series with commas.
Colons signify a close relationship between clauses, and introduce items in a list or series.
If you thought Latin was a language of the past—think again! Learn how to use e.g. in writing, understand its meaning, and a whole lot more.
If you guessed whether capitalizing after a colon has something to do with style guides, you’re on the ‘write’ path.
Are seasons capitalized? Seasons should be written in lowercase, unless they’re part of a proper noun.
If you guessed that writing dad in lowercase or capital has something to do with common nouns vs proper nouns, you’re onto something.
What does Miss, Ms., and Mrs. mean? What are the differences between them?
PS? Postscript? What does this mean? We’re not talking about your PlayStation, though they do share the same initials as the subject of this GrammarFlex article!