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Word Mechanics

Answers and explanations, in a resource format, to common spelling, punctuation, and grammar problems.

Top Resources

  1. The Proper Usage of Which and That in Clauses
    An explanation of when to use "which" or "that." - by Daniel
    Updated: Oct 14, 2013
  2. Bristol University website
    Very user-friendly grammar and usage resource, with exercises to practice (UK oriented) - by jannert
    Updated: Jun 3, 2014
  3. List of Logical Fallacies
    A list of logical fallacies from various sources - by thirdwind
    Updated: Feb 1, 2014
  4. Thesaurus website
    Visual thesaurus online - by minstrel
    Updated: Feb 5, 2014
  5. OneLook Reverse Dictionary (Synonyms, Thesaurus)
    Enter a word, phrase, sentence, or pattern to search for related words. - by Lifeline
    Updated: Jun 23, 2016
  6. The Blue Grammar Book
    "The number 1 source for grammar and punctuation" - by big soft moose
    Updated: Aug 13, 2017 at 8:54 AM
  7. English Grammar 101
    A Free Web-based program for learning English Grammar. - by OJB
    Updated: Jan 7, 2017
  8. Free Online Grammar Guides
    A list of various online grammar guides - by thirdwind
    Updated: Mar 18, 2014
  9. Create a word cloud - Counting how many times you used a word or phrase
    Creates word clouds - by GingerCoffee
    Updated: Nov 21, 2013
  10. Who or Whom?
    An explanation of the proper times to use the words "who" and "whom." - by Daniel
    Updated: Sep 7, 2013

View All Featured Resources

  1. The Proper Usage of Which and That in Clauses

    An explanation of when to use "which" or "that."
  1. big soft moose

    The Blue Grammar Book

    "The number 1 source for grammar and punctuation"
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Views:
    14
    Updated:
    Aug 13, 2017 at 8:54 AM
  2. OJB

    English Grammar 101

    A Free Web-based program for learning English Grammar.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Views:
    125
    Updated:
    Jan 7, 2017
  3. Lifeline

    OneLook Reverse Dictionary (Synonyms, Thesaurus)

    Enter a word, phrase, sentence, or pattern to search for related words.
    3.5/5, 2 ratings
    Views:
    744
    Updated:
    Jun 23, 2016
  4. jannert

    Bristol University website 2014-06-03

    Very user-friendly grammar and usage resource, with exercises to practice (UK oriented)
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Downloads:
    39
    Views:
    1,386
    Updated:
    Jun 3, 2014
  5. thirdwind

    Free Online Grammar Guides

    A list of various online grammar guides
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Views:
    722
    Updated:
    Mar 18, 2014
  6. minstrel

    Thesaurus website

    Visual thesaurus online
    4/5, 3 ratings
    Views:
    764
    Updated:
    Feb 5, 2014
  7. thirdwind

    List of Logical Fallacies

    A list of logical fallacies from various sources
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Views:
    1,128
    Updated:
    Feb 1, 2014
  8. GingerCoffee
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    9
    Views:
    1,077
    Updated:
    Nov 21, 2013
  9. Daniel

    Who or Whom?

    An explanation of the proper times to use the words "who" and "whom."
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Views:
    904
    Updated:
    Sep 7, 2013