Category Archives: Grammar

How to use WHICH and THAT

The general rule is to use THAT before a restrictive clause and use WHICH before everything else. A clause is restrictive if it’s a part of a sentence that you can’t remove without affecting the meaning of the sentence. But a non-restrictive clause can be left out without changing the sentence’s meaning. Non-restrictive clauses are… Read More »

Keep Calm and Avoid Comma Splices!

Keep Calm and Avoid Comma Splices! But first, what is a comma splice? A comma splice happens when a writer joins two sentences incorrectly with a comma. For example, “I can prove I was at the beach all day, I have a sunburn to show for it!” The example has two sentences: I can prove I… Read More »