The standard rule is that when you have multiple quoted paragraphs, each new paragraph starts with an opening quotation mark, but only the final quoted paragraph has a closing quotation mark at its end. Example: “That seems like a strange way
The English language is a funny old thing. There are often many different ways of doing the same thing but there are also many rules that we can use to make things easier. Ever wondered how to punctuate text when
You’re You’re is a contraction of you are. It has no other uses. This is a 100% rule. If you cannot expand it to you are in your sentence, then it is wrong. Examples: The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win,
The English language is a weird one alright. There are rules for this and rules for that but just when you think you’ve got to grips with them then the exceptions come! Grammar Tips For Verbs When adding -ing and
A short blog post this month but an important one. Should the seasons have capital letters? The simple answer is no. They are common nouns, not proper nouns and should be written lowercase. Unless they are incorporated in a name, e.g.
Do not rely solely on your spell-checker, as the following illustrates: I have a spelling chequer, It came with my pea sea, It plainly marks four my revue, Miss steaks eye kin knot sea. Eye strike a key an type
The word was popularised and begun in 1840 as a slogan of the O.K. Club, a Democratic party political club of the 1840s. It stands for Old Kinderhook, the nickname of President Martin Van Buren, from New York. It became
These days, when talking of the Internet world, most users will use ‘online’ and this denotes the Internet concept. Way back, when these words were starting out, many forms were seen in written communications (online, on line and on-line); the difference