Month: August 2020

Graphic explaining when to put commas and periods inside quotation marks and the difference between American grammar and British grammar.

What Punctuation Taught Me About Changing Your Mind

As a university student, my professors often pointed out my error when I put the period or comma outside the quotation marks. It happened several times before I learned my lesson. Then, later as a professor myself, I often pointed out to my students that periods and commas always go inside the quotes. It almost …

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Screenshot of video thumbnail, which includes me sitting by a plant on a deck and EverydayScribe written in white.

New Video Content Series Introduction

As I promised my EverydayScribe email community, I am providing more content, and one of the ways I am providing more content is by getting in front of the camera and talking. Why is talking to a camera so hard? It is much more difficult than talking to a room full of students! If you …

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