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Jan
24th
2017

Grammar and Punctuation · 5:38am Jan 24th, 2017

Hello!:twilightsmile:

This blog will serve as a directory for the blogs I have and will post for the grammar and punctuation lessons. I know it must be difficult and annoying to dig through all my blogs to find them, especially if you need to read up on something, so I will post links to each blog (lesson) here for your convenience. As I post more lessons, I will add the links here. Enjoy!


Introduction

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Mar
10th
2017

Grammar and Punctuation: Lesson 2, Part 2 · 12:57am Mar 10th, 2017

Subject to Your Consideration


The subject is the part of the sentence that performs the action indicated by the verb. In the sentence "Pickles Explode." the noun pickles is the subject. The subject of any sentence is a noun. The complete subject, as opposed to the simple subject, is a noun together with its modifiers.

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Oct
16th
2016

Introduction to Grammar/Punctuation · 9:16pm Oct 16th, 2016

Grammar and Punctuation


'Ello, mate! 'ow are ya? Glad to have ya here. :pinkiehappy: Ya wanna learn 'bout grammar and punctuation, eh? Ya've come to the right place!

Just kidding. I don't speak that way. :rainbowkiss:

Anyway...

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Sep
3rd
2019

Monthly Update: Minor punctuation edits throughout the story, Chapter 15 Progress and Sneak Peek · 6:19pm Sep 3rd, 2019

So, a couple things I want to talk about regarding the story. First, a minor edit that I've made throughout the past chapters. Turns out, I may have been punctuating thoughts wrong. I was reading a little story online, and found character thoughts were often written like this:

This is how it's done! I thought to myself.

Looking back, I found out that I STARTED writing thoughts like this, but at some point I started quoting them in apostrophes, like so:

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Oct
24th
2016

About the Grammar Lessons · 8:25pm Oct 24th, 2016

I'm very sorry I've neglected to begin the lessons as I'd planned before. However, my excuse is completely relevant, as I've been busy with more life stuffs. Allow me the next week to get around to it, as it will be quite the lesson to start out with. Thanks for the patience!

Nov
9th
2016

Grammar and Punctuation: Lesson 1, Part 2 · 9:54pm Nov 9th, 2016

Good Wording: Parts of Speech

In general, words have characteristics that enable them to function in language:

• Words have meaning.
• Words can be joined together into structures, such as phrases, clauses, and sentences.
• Words take different forms that determine their meaning and dictate how they fit together.

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Oct
28th
2016

Funny punctuation differences! · 6:56am Oct 28th, 2016

Alright, disregard what many might think, punctuation between spanish and english actually differs in ways that seem too dumb to exist, but they do anyway.
In this case, I'm not talking about commas, periods, full stops and all those funny guys that pretty much all languages use the same way, but I'm talking about the use of em dashes and quotation marks.

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Feb
14th
2015

Grammer a Week 4: Dialogue Punctuation and Capitalization · 1:06am Feb 14th, 2015

This is Grammer a Week, the periodic blog program-thing where I address a frequently broken grammar rule and tell you how to fix it. This week's installment is about quotation marks. The rules for placing punctuation about quotation marks are complicated. Each of the comma, period, exclamation point, and question mark have multiple rules for placement. What's worse, those rules change depending on where you live!

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Oct
26th
2016

Grammar and Punctuation: Lesson 1, Part 1 · 8:13pm Oct 26th, 2016

Grammar's Working Parts


In This Lesson, We'll Discuss:
• Why so many people hate grammar
• Good grammar and good writing
• The eight parts of speech

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Dec
18th
2015

I am in love! · 10:19am Dec 18th, 2015

(I do actually have interesting things to say in this blog post. They're just towards the bottom.)

With Apple Bloom!

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Jul
8th
2019

Being a Better Writer: The Ellipses and the Em-dash, Odd Forms of Punctuation · 10:58pm Jul 8th, 2019

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