Writing & Grammar: Working with Pronoun Case

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by Jennie Ruby    Here are the answers to last week's pronoun challenge , brought to you, as so many times, by  Jing Ping Fan. Moran, Ginny Supranowitz, Jing Ping Fan, Leigh Pedwell, Tara Allen, Vera I. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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Writing & Grammar: Answers to Last Week's Comma Challenge on Compound Sentences Versus Compound Predicates

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  Doug Blackley ,  Jimmy Moon , Sonia ,  Nancy Upchurch ,  Kara Jones , Jing Ping Fan ,  Linda Craig , and  Larena Jackson. Jing Ping Fan offered these correct answers with explanations in parentheses. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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Writing & Grammar: Confusing Words and Usage

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Mukora, Bob Cunningham, Carla Craddock, Chris Zimmel , David Pitts, Irene McCoy, Jackie Knoy, Jim Dages, Jing Ping Fan, Karyn R Smith, Krista Allen, Nancy Wright , Susan Czubiak, Susan Klick, Tanya Davis , Tara Allen, Terri Schultz,  and  Toni Wills. Reliable authorities, however, including the Merriam Webster Dictionary online, agree that the expression is  toe the line , meaning conform to rigid standards.

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Writing & Grammar: Commas and Clauses

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But first, let's look at some answers from  last week's challenge : Once again, our reader  Jing Ping Fan  (JP) comes through with a perfect set of answers, annotated with explanations. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby    I wrote about  commas in introductory phrases  last week.

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Writing & Grammar: Do I Need a Comma? Compound Sentence versus Compound Predicate

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Correct answers also came from  Vicki Hendricks ,  Sonia Verma , and  Jing Ping Fan (JP). Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby    Even grammar instructors hate some grammar rules. I myself hate one grammar rule in particular: the injunction against putting a comma in a sentence with a compound predicate.

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Writing & Grammar: Hyphenating Adjectives (And Answers to Last Week's Challenge)

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by Jennie Ruby    Answers to last week's  comma challenge , as presented by Jing Ping Fan  (Correct answers were also sent in by  Susan Benson ): The tall and hollow trunk (or The tall, hollow trunk). Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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Writing & Grammar: Pronoun Case

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Other completely correct answers came from  Leigh Pedwell, Jing Ping Fan, Stacey Edwards, Daniel Jones,  and  Krista Allen , and those who missed only the detail of Jennie's and my were  Brenda Sing, Mary Anne Benvenutti, Jenny Chappell, Zoe Cohen, Jodi Hill, Chris Zimmel, Tara Allen,  and  Sonia Verma.

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Writing & Grammar: Precise Placement of Only

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I especially liked the treatment of damp earth and debris in this take by  Jing Ping (JP) Fan : Keep your new blower vac clean and use it only with dry leaves. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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