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Grammar FAQs

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:38 PM
Among the recurring grammatical challenges confronting writers of all experience levels are the following common dilemmas of usage and style with links to answers:
 

Who, Whom, Whose: http://www.englishpage.com/minitutorials/who_whom.html

Lie vs. Lay: http://www.grammarcheck.com/archives/07-2005.html

Post-Colon Capitalization: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colon_(punctuation);
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/capital.asp

Title Capitalization: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.html

 

Writers should bear in mind that the standard grammatical reference works, including the MLA Handbook, Chicago Manual of Style, and the AP Stylebook differ on a number of fine points, and their rulings are influenced by such criteria as media (newspapers, books, etc.) and geography (English vs. American English). Whichever style the author adheres to, consistency is paramount.

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