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A Class on "So"

Just letting you know that I am doing a free class on the word "so" tomorrow at 11:00 A.M. Pacific time. Go to to register. Happy punctuating! Margie
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I did a "free" hour at the beginning of the month on where not to use a comma. That lecture is up on my website at until this Wednesday. If you want to listen, now is the time....
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"Into" versus "In To"

There is an instance where either option works, depending upon what you want to say. If "work" is the physical place, "into" is one word; if "work" is the activity, then "in to" is two words. ......
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Punctuation Class Begins This Weekend

Just a reminder that I am beginning at 20-hour punctuation class this Saturday. It will finish before the CEU deadline in September and has been prequalified by NCRA for a full two CEUs. The class...
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Punctuation When Using Parens

Does the punctuation go inside or out? Is there a cap or not? ...A (Indicating.) ...A Right here (indicating). The English rule: If the whole thought is inside the parens, the first word i...
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New 20-Hour Punctuation Class -- the Last of the Year

My last 20-hour punctuation class of the year will begin on August 13. We will complete this class just before the CEU deadline on September 30. It is divided into ten two-hour sessions, meeting on...


In formal English the use of brackets indicates an insertion into the document by the author of that document. As reporting developed, we had for many years the use of only a typewriter, which did ...
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File Extensions

When dealing with file extensions that are said by themselves, there is a lot of variation in the way they are said. We say "JAY-PEG" and "BIT-MAP." For the sake of consistency, it is probably best...
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Punctuation Creates a Run-On

To say that the "attorney talks in run-on's" is really not a correct statement. A run-on is created by bad punctuation. No one can "say" a run-on. Using no punctuation or a comma between two sente...