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October 30, 2020

Identify illogical simultaneous actions caused by participles

Case for isolating present participles in their various positions Present participles can create illogical simultaneous actions (two actions taking place at the same time when they […]
February 5, 2021

Isolating mid-sentence dangling modifiers

Case for isolating present participles after the coordinating conjunctions (FANBOYS) In some situations where there is a dangling modifier (which is “a type of misplaced modifier” […]
February 6, 2021

The “be” verb forges a connection

How the “be” verb forges a connection to spirituality The “be” verb is powerful. Walking due west, he looked up into the sunset. The golden light […]
March 5, 2022

Semantics of forgiveness and Oprah

The semantics of forgiveness cannot afford to be flawed The following is a quote by Oprah Winfrey that I find to be noteworthy because it aims […]