Tag: proper grammar

  • What Are Modal Verbs of Probability?

    What Are Modal Verbs of Probability?

    Modal verbs of probability may seem like intimidating parts of language, but they’re actually verb structures that are found in everyday speech and cwriting. When you’re looking through the latest gossip magazine regarding George and Amal Clooney’s latest news and find yourself gasping, “That can’t be true!” you are using a modal verb of probability.…

  • What Is a Vocative Comma?

    What Is a Vocative Comma?

    In addition to greeting a lot of people throughout my day – if I venture outside, being a freelance writer who works from home – I spend a lot of time refereeing disagreements between my young kids. Thus, it’s often important to identify which child I am addressing. Any time you address someone, be it in the written or spoken…