Dangling modifiers take several forms. Here are a few types—and some ways to fix them.
Behind the StyleBlog
Here’s a handy guide to citing materials in physical archives . . .
Writers sometimes cause confusion by failing to make the elements in their writing parallel . . .
In our editing, we often note that writers misuse titles in three key ways . . .
Claire Kerhwald Cook notes that when however means “but” or “in spite of that,” the term “should follow the element that contrasts with something previously stated” . . .
To determine how to style an online work, consider the work’s length, genre, and context . . .
Many writers substitute the phrase between you and I for between you and me . . .
Some writers incorrectly use like in sentences, such as the title of this blog post, that require as. Other writers, wary of like, avoid the term even in sentences that require it . . .
After reading the title of this post, you probably think that I will be telling you about an answer that is mixed up . . .
Apostrophes can be used in three ways . . .