Dangling Modifiers: The Quiz

I hope you’ve been studying hard, because in my last post I promised you a quiz on dangling modifiers. The thing is, Grammar Bytes already has this really fun quiz on modifiers that includes cool graphics and “prizes,” so I’m going to send you over there.

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One or 1? Numbers vs. Numerals

There are so many rules–and so many different style guides with their own unique sets of rules–that I’m only going to address one today: AP. This post gives you the lowdown on the AP’s guidelines for writing out numbers versus using numerals.

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Turf War: AP vs. Chicago

A breakdown of the differences between these two styles would be a good post, but instead I’m just going to share some lighthearted Friday fun with you.

Brought to you by hilarious brilliance of the Onion:

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The Top 5 Most Overused Phrases on Social Media

I found this gem while perusing WordPress and figured my readers would enjoy it as much as I did, though it’s not exactly grammar related.

And let’s be honest: You use some of these, don’t you? Maybe? Just one? I haven’t, but, you know, this is just how the young ‘uns talk on social media nowadays. Might as well educate myself.

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