Category: Grammar Rules

Abbreviations: Should I Abbrev. or Abbreviate?

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Should I Abbrev. or Abbreviate?  When it is appropriate to use abbreviations? When using abbreviations (and contractions), remember that it means that there is less formality in your communication. That’s fine, depending on the audience. If you are writing an ultra-formal document (think about how a wedding invitation reads), there should be no abbreviations. When … Read On >

       

Capital Ideas: Majuscules and Minuscules (Using Capital Letters)

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Using Capital Letters Using capital letters properly is a sign of respect for your audience and subject. By not using, or misusing capital letters, your readers may think that you don’t know what’s correct (or even worse, don’t care). It may send a message to others that makes you look thoughtless. None of us would … Read On >