Apostrophes are used for two main purposes: to show possession or omission. To show possession means to illustrate something as belonging to something else.
It isn't bold like the exclamation mark or straightforward like the period, but the semicolon is more than just the eyes of your smiley.
What are coordinating conjunctions, and when do you use a comma with them? Read on to tackle those pesky comma placements and raise your rating.
We often hear that "commas don't matter" or "commas are a matter of preference."
In our last post, we mentioned Grammar Girl as a resource for daily tips and tricks to keep your grammar skills current. Good grammar increases your skills, makes your message clearer and can help increase your rating and attract DirectOrders.
We are fortunate enough to have a guest post from Grammar Girl herself! This post is not an endorsement of Textbroker, but something to get you thinking about how you write and how you can improve your clarity and message.