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  1. How to describe this action of hands
  2. So just how many years is "a couple of handfuls of years" anyway?
  3. Numbers
  4. "starts getting excreted"
  5. quotation marks
  6. Please help me punctuate this bit of dialogue
  7. Present Tense: Continuous vs Simple
  8. Sentence help
  9. using latin
  10. Grammar, etc software
  11. How do you shape your paragraphs?
  12. Relative Vs Relevant
  13. Meaning of 'You blinked when the abyss looked back'
  14. "Love" versus "luv"
  15. "all is not" or "not all is"
  16. Puctuation!
  17. How would you say this?
  18. Does swore rhyme with war?
  19. Semicolon quandry
  20. Greetings, potential minions!
  21. Is there a rhetorical device in here?
  22. ...
  23. Colons and Punctuation
  24. Writing a stutterer
  25. Italicizing pronunciation of foreign words
  26. What's the proper way to punctuate this?
  27. period before quotation marks ALWAYS?
  28. who vs that
  29. overused modifiers/qualifiers
  30. Meter of poetry
  31. Begging the truce?
  32. Need Some (Grammatical) Relationship Advice
  33. What's that word...
  34. Is this correct semicolon usage?
  35. Grammar Issues...HELP!
  36. neither with nor and semicolons
  37. Third Person Past Tense
  38. tense, is this wrong or fine
  39. pretert vs past continuous / show vs tell
  40. Words that are on their way out?
  41. What does this sentence mean?
  42. gender neutral pronouns - s/he? (s)he? they? one?
  43. Can "inveterate" function as a noun?
  44. Had vs Had had
  45. can "girl's" be a contraction for girl is
  46. Bad form to use a pair of homophones in a sentence?
  47. Words you think you know - maybe - but no?
  48. Welp, mhm, yup (probably moronic question but...)
  49. Capitalization and potions
  50. sentence fragments
  51. is "hunted down" really a pleonasm?
  52. All But Clear
  53. OK to break she/her rule?
  54. Internal voice in first person
  55. Sneer Him Or Sneer At Him
  56. Capitalization question
  57. Can I use "suffice for?"
  58. Character's thoughts question
  59. Help with Dangling Modifiers at End of a Sentence
  60. the word "no"
  61. Job titles capitalised?
  62. Plural or singular? Have or Has?
  63. "drunk or "drunken?"
  64. Indication of the first letter of two separate words ...
  65. Disbelief or Disbelieve?
  66. Snuck vs Sneaked
  67. Sentence beginnings
  68. Style and Syntax for dialog
  69. Is there a certain time you would prefer I call you?
  70. "The first criterion is linguistic..."
  71. difference between shameful and shameless
  72. Affect or Effect?
  73. People on regular diet or diets
  74. Split-Infinitives
  75. Two clumsy sentences
  76. Shape-shifting or Shapeshifting
  77. Pronoun question
  78. What is each word?
  79. Can you point me to the rule
  80. Tricky structure here; curious if it's acceptable
  81. Who vs. Whom
  82. Italics for fictional publications?
  83. Improving These Sentences
  84. Is This Correct?
  85. "The 15 Punctuation Marks in Order of Difficulty"
  86. Improving These Sentences Part 2
  87. Comma question
  88. Formatting Question: L.A. or LA?
  89. Capitalizing "The" in the names of locations and characters
  90. seal or Seal
  91. Abbreviating military rank titles: acceptable?
  92. punctuation within thoughts
  93. Ignorance
  94. A situation as "Arised"
  95. A question about a contraction.
  96. Nonsensical question about sentence construction
  97. Ugh biology terms
  98. Horizonticals
  99. Need help on sentence punctuation, please!
  100. continuous action
  101. In some, but not all, studies...Comma?
  102. Semicolon
  103. Learning Grammar with Weird Al
  104. The Comma - My White Whale
  105. The one comma "rule" that keeps me guessing
  106. Synonyms
  107. In one y.2012 study...
  108. I have degree
  109. "Look at your left" vs "Look over to your left"
  110. Punctuating mysterious scream
  111. Do you capitalize rites of passage?
  112. grammatically correct?
  113. How to do Historical Present?
  114. Nice explanation of when and where to use commas
  115. Remove thyself from my cumulonimbus
  116. Must I, I'll, I'm always be capitalized in a poem?
  117. Puctuating sentence having: I hear "..."
  118. Lists/Descriptions and Commas
  119. Latin Translation
  120. Scots, actual Scots
  121. Looking for a word that means "to damage from inside"
  122. Long Long Long sentence
  123. Let's eat grammar
  124. what does lineated work mean?
  125. conjugate with "or"
  126. Quoting/reading from fiction in a novel
  127. Use of "the" with "class"
  128. "More of a cost than asset"?
  129. Past tense and past perfect
  130. "Reassigned his eyes to the computer screen."?
  131. ... ye of little faith?
  132. Help with Phrase and Tone
  133. Help with writing a Facebook post in a novel
  134. Upper case or lower case?
  135. "As" and meaning
  136. V-shape, V-shape, "V" shape
  137. "He sat on my right."?
  138. Need to describe a singing voice
  139. Punctuating this sentence
  140. Usage of "lain"
  141. Whilst
  142. how to include correspondence letters in fiction?
  143. Fantasy: Looking for a Title to use as a religious apprentice.
  144. "And" connects two parts of sentence, creates confusion?
  145. Upgraded vs Downgraded
  146. You can underestimate how annoying this is, but you probably shouldn't.
  147. So vs As
  148. Switching tenses within a sentence?
  149. Has this hanging quotation gone out of style?
  150. Too many turns and points in manuscript.
  151. Comma Usage or Overusage
  152. Sentences with present particple only - grammatical/acceptable?
  153. Apostrophe use in names
  154. Turning Heads...And Other Disembodied Body Parts
  155. Quick comma question
  156. Pose A Question?
  157. Disappreciating vs disapproving
  158. LY words
  159. so, is this comma use OK?
  160. 'Like' and 'As if'
  161. Use of now in past tense
  162. Grammar Spotcheck
  163. introductory phrases and conjunctions
  164. Recounted dialogue in dialogue
  165. I need a word
  166. Chaffed or Chafed? (UK Usage)
  167. How to Identify Passive Voice - picture
  168. Help me out! [meaning of a sentence]
  169. Feminising the Latin "homunculus"?
  170. Dialogue Question
  171. Question involving hyphenation and capitalizing
  172. Interruption in dialogue with dashes?
  173. Grammar question
  174. Problem sentence that starts with participle phrase
  175. When do you use a semi colon?
  176. Playgroup or play-group?
  177. Numbers with a hyphen?
  178. began
  179. Getting grounded
  180. Past tense 101 - so confused
  181. Theater vs Theatre
  182. Writing with Jamaican dialauge. To do or not to do?
  183. Hyphenated vs un-hyphenated words
  184. 3000 B.C. or three thousand B.C.
  185. Using italics to convey thoughts
  186. "Where is"
  187. Faculty require(s)
  188. Dialogue grammar question
  189. which sentence is right?
  190. Are my Latin terms correct?
  191. Edits Due Today--Help on Three Sticky Issues?
  192. 'had enough' or 'had enough of'
  193. Nevermind. Forgot the deal we made.
  194. Onomatopoeia, how much is too much?
  195. "Make the next more colorful." NEXT / adj? or pronoun?
  196. Punctuate this
  197. Are the above sentences correct?
  198. Starting a sentence with an -ing verb
  199. Quotes within quotes for multiple speakers.
  200. You will or you’ll, there is or there’s?
  201. Tenses - Help Appreciated!
  202. Towards/Toward
  203. Whilhome ... make that Whilome = Once Upon a Time
  204. Can be/must be
  205. Result or results
  206. another word for mandatory and handsome
  207. Digital beer for anyone who manages to clear this up for me
  208. Milady or Mylady, Mylord or Milord?
  209. Quotations around chapter titles?
  210. See/sees
  211. Past vs Present
  212. Hesitant speech and punctuation
  213. Jane bought a pink blouse, skirt, and tophat ...
  214. Some Grammar Questions....
  215. Comma question
  216. commas vs. period
  217. This is driving me crazy...how to combine?
  218. absentminded, absent-minded, absent-mindedly
  219. Latin translation
  220. Need help with tense
  221. He or him??
  222. Verb Phrases
  223. Best Author To Read For Grammar
  224. "She looked at him, fierce."
  225. A or An for Eulerian paths?
  226. Take a breath - add a comma?
  227. Is this grammatically correct?
  228. Possessive of Y'all
  229. Comma questions
  230. Compound Words List
  231. How Do I Used Tense?
  232. Another Comma Question
  233. Don't know Greek
  234. Punctuation question
  235. Letters in dialogue
  236. Introductory and appositive comma questions
  237. A googol books, or a googol of books?
  238. How many spaces after a period?
  239. lay/lie confusion
  240. “Morning Has Broken” and “Recreation”
  241. Bloodline or bloodlines?
  242. How would you write a pause in thought?
  243. Is this grammatically correct?
  244. quotation marks and italics
  245. When is the "To be" linking verb the strongest phrasing?
  246. Are these already words?
  247. Proper Noun Q
  248. Dialogue - formatting issue
  249. Punctuating an internal question
  250. Dialogue and Punctuation