Apostrophes– Apostrophes cause more errors than any other punctuation mark.
Brackets– Brackets look unwieldy in official writing. This lesson on parenthesis explains when commas or dashes might be better options.
Colons– Used correctly, colons can make your writing succinct and effective.
Commas– The comma: grammar villain. Learn to use commas correctly.
Dashes– Dashes (long hyphens) are great for extending sentences or replacing brackets.
Hyphens– Hyphens are mainly used to group words; e.g. free-range eggs.
Semicolons– When used correctly and sparingly, semicolons look tremendous.