Grammar Repair Shop

Grammar Repair Shop answers all your questions on grammar, punctuation and usage with examples of what's right and what's wrong.

Watch out for these 6 tricky expressions

Even the most grammar conscious people can still make mistakes, writes Sharon Reynolds for Hubspot. Here are the six expressions people still use incorrectly.

How many of these tricky sentences would trip you up?

Take this 10-question quiz to see if you're a grammar ace.

Avoid these common word mistakes

Using a word incorrectly can harm your image, writes Jeff Haden for LinkedIn. These common words can trip up even strong writers.

Which words do you misuse?

You may think you know what these words mean, but is it possible you’re mistaken?

10 grammar rules that really aren't rules

Grammar is full of rules, and those who know them sometimes like to call out those who don’t. But some oft-stated rules are really just myths, as grammar blogger Mignon Fogarty writes at Mental Floss.

5 exceptions to the grammar rules

Once you’ve learned all the basic rules of English grammar, you’ll find there are almost as many exceptions. Grammarly Director of Communications Allison VanNest explains some words that act in ways you might not expect.

We'll give you 60 seconds to spot these 9 writing errors

At one point during his webinar on proofreading and editing, Fred asked attendees to quickly read nine sentences to see if they could pin down what was wrong with them. Surely you can spot all the errors, right? Let's find out.

Do you use poor word choices?

Using incorrect terms or made-up words can make your speech and writing sound ridiculous and unprofessional. Grammarly’s Allison VanNest reviews several common errors to avoid in your communications.

How first and third work well together

Can you switch between first (I or we) and third person (he, she or they) in the same paragraph? Writing coach Lynn Gaertner-Johnston says you can, as long as you allow clarity to be your guide.

8 tips to strengthen your writing

With so much written content available, it’s even more important to write well so you can communicate effectively, says MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer Ann Handley.