Language tools

Here are some posts about how English language works, and includes some language tools to help make more effective use of the language. The arrangement is:

Grammar –

How the words fit together to make sense of ideas.

Figures of Speech:

using words to paint pictures in the mind.

Punctuation  –

How punctuation works to make meaning clear.

Usage –

Thoughts about special language features, including disputed usage.


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