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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
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Preface and Acknowledgments xv About the Authors xvii Introduction xix 1 GRAMMAR 1 Finding Nouns, Verbs, and Subjects 1 Clauses and Phrases 7 Pronouns 7 Who vs. Whom 12 Whoever vs. Whomever 13 Who, That, Which 14 Adjectives and Adverbs 15 Prepositions 18 Effective Writing 20 2 PUNCTUATION 25 Periods 25 Commas 25 Semicolons 30 Colons 31 Quotation Marks 33 Parentheses and Brackets 34 Parentheses 34 Brackets 35 Apostrophes 36 Hyphens 40 Hyphens between words 41 Hyphens with prefixes and suffixes 43 Dashes 45 Ellipses 46 Question Marks 47 Exclamation Points 48 3 CAPITALIZATION 49 4 WRITING NUMBERS 57 5 CONFUSING WORDS AND HOMONYMS 61 6 QUIZZES 125 Grammar Pretest 125 Finding Nouns, Verbs, and Subjects Quiz 1 127 Finding Nouns, Verbs, and Subjects Quiz 2 127 Subject and Verb Agreement Quiz 1 128 Subject and Verb Agreement Quiz 2 129 Pronouns Quiz 1 130 Pronouns Quiz 2 131 Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever Quiz 1 131 Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever Quiz 2 132 Who, Whom, That, Which Quiz 1 133 Who, Whom, That, Which Quiz 2 134 Adjectives and Adverbs Quiz 1 134 Adjectives and Adverbs Quiz 2 135 Prepositions Quiz 1 136 Prepositions Quiz 2 136 Affect vs. Effect Quiz 1 137 Affect vs. Effect Quiz 2 137 Lay vs. Lie Quiz 1 138 Lay vs. Lie Quiz 2 139 Advice vs. Advise Quiz 1 139 Advice vs. Advise Quiz 2 140 Their vs. There vs. They?re Quiz 1 140 Their vs. There vs. They?re Quiz 2 141 More Confusing Words and Homonyms Quiz 1 141 More Confusing Words and Homonyms Quiz 2 142 Effective Writing Quiz 1 142 Effective Writing Quiz 2 143 Grammar Mastery Test 144 Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Pretest 145 Commas and Periods Quiz 1 147 Commas and Periods Quiz 2 148 Semicolons and Colons Quiz 1 149 Semicolons and Colons Quiz 2 150 Question Marks and Quotation Marks Quiz 1 151 Question Marks and Quotation Marks Quiz 2 152 Parentheses and Brackets Quiz 1 152 Parentheses and Brackets Quiz 2 153 Apostrophes Quiz 1 153 Apostrophes Quiz 2 154 Hyphens Between Words Quiz 1 154 Hyphens Between Words Quiz 2 155 Hyphens with Prefixes and Suffixes Quiz 1 156 Hyphens with Prefixes and Suffixes Quiz 2 156 Capitalization Quiz 1 157 Capitalization Quiz 2 157 Writing Numbers Quiz 1 158 Writing Numbers Quiz 2 158 Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Mastery Test 159 7 ANSWERS TO QUIZZES 161 Grammar Pretest Answers 161 Finding Nouns, Verbs, and Subjects Quiz 1 Answers 163 Finding Nouns, Verbs, and Subjects Quiz 2 Answers 163 Subject and Verb Agreement Quiz 1 Answers 164 Subject and Verb Agreement Quiz 2 Answers 165 Pronouns Quiz 1 Answers 165 Pronouns Quiz 2 Answers 166 Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever Quiz 1 Answers 167 Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever Quiz 2 Answers 168 Who, Whom, That, Which Quiz 1 Answers 168 Who, Whom, That, Which Quiz 2 Answers 169 Adjectives and Adverbs Quiz 1 Answers 169 Adjectives and Adverbs Quiz 2 Answers 170 Prepositions Quiz 1 Answers 171 Prepositions Quiz 2 Answers 171 Affect vs. Effect Quiz 1 Answers 172 Affect vs. Effect Quiz 2 Answers 172 Lay vs. Lie Quiz 1 Answers 173 Lay vs. Lie Quiz 2 Answers 173 Advice vs. Advise Quiz 1 Answers 174 Advice vs. Advise Quiz 2 Answers 174 Their vs. There vs. They?re Quiz 1 Answers 175 Their vs. There vs. They?re Quiz 2 Answers 175 More Confusing Words and Homonyms Quiz 1 Answers 176 More Confusing Words and Homonyms Quiz 2 Answers 176 Effective Writing Quiz 1 Answers 177 Effective Writing Quiz 2 Answers 178 Grammar Mastery Test Answers 179 Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Pretest Answers 181 Commas and Periods Quiz 1 Answers 182 Commas and Periods Quiz 2 Answers 183 Semicolons and Colons Quiz 1 Answers 184 Semicolons and Colons Quiz 2 Answers 185 Question Marks and Quotation Marks Quiz 1 Answers 186 Question Marks and Quotation Marks Quiz 2 Answers 186 Parentheses and Brackets Quiz 1 Answers 187 Parentheses and Brackets Quiz 2 Answers 187 Apostrophes Quiz 1 Answers 188 Apostrophes Quiz 2 Answers 188 Hyphens Between Words Quiz 1 Answers 189 Hyphens Between Words Quiz 2 Answers 189 Hyphens with Prefixes and Suffixes Quiz 1 Answers 190 Hyphens with Prefixes and Suffixes Quiz 2 Answers 190 Capitalization Quiz 1 Answers 191 Capitalization Quiz 2 Answers 191 Writing Numbers Quiz 1 Answers 192 Writing Numbers Quiz 2 Answers 192 Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Mastery Test Answers 193 Index 195

About the Author

JANE STRAUS (1954 2011) was an educator and best-selling author with extensive experience teaching English to adult learners. She created The Blue Book because she found no resources that explained English rules in plain English. Straus also created the popular website GrammarBook.com. LESTER KAUFMAN is publisher of GrammarBook.com. He married Jane Straus in 1987, eventually retiring from his career in government to help with her website. TOM STERN is a veteran reporter and columnist. In 2012, his bimonthly newspaper column on English grammar and usage won a first-place award in the California Newspaper Publishers Association s Better Newspapers Contest.

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