A malapropism is the use of an incorrect word sounding similar to the word a person originally wished to use. The word malapropism has been derived from English Literature. The famous playwright, Sheridan in his play The Rivals in 1775 introduced a character known as Mrs. Malaprop who would use […]
Here’s a link that gives a brief overview of punctuation: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/566/01/
Here’s a site that talks about the rules of comma usage: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/print/grammar/g_comma.html
Periods, Exclamation marks and question marks Attached is a PowerPoint presentation on the correct use of periods, exclamation points, and question marks.
Common Errors in English Attached is a Word document outlining a few of the common errors in English. These can be easily avoided with a little awareness.
I often hear people saying “I can’t able to do this”. Well, the right way to put that would be “I am not able to do this” or “I’m unable to do this”. Just one of my pet peeves:)
Here’s a comprehensive guide to English Grammar and Style: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/contents.html