It is software for your browser that automatically checks your spelling and grammar before you post things on the Internet. It is good for checking your posts for Facebook and Twitter.
The authors of this website use humor and comic strips to teach grammar lessons. After reading their lesson on semicolons versus colons, you will always remember that both bears and semicolons have pause/paws.
Take this quiz to see how much you really know about English grammar.
Grammar Oriented Twitter Feeds
Sample Tweet: “Personification - A figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, or inanimate objects with human traits or abilities.”
Sample Tweet: “Is it really too much to ask for people to stop using apostrophes to create plurals? #apostrophail pic.twitter.com/XqptPAS3”
Sample Tweet: “Do not use “proposed” when something specific was done. (“We [designed | developed | described | reported] a method for checking grammar.)”
Sample Tweet: “Odd rule: Sisters-in-law's husbands and sister-in-law's husbands. The apostrophe is before the s on both! More: http://www.grammar-monster.com/lessons/apostr … #fb"
Sample Tweet: “Using the verb "script" five times in the first paragraph is a sure way to get my attention. Not a good way, but a way. #amediting"
Sample Tweet: "#WordOfTheDay - imponderable: a thing that cannot be precisely determined or measured.”