This category contains sites that provide information, tips, guides, and activities to help kids and teens learn proper composition style and usage.
Style includes learning how to avoid the use of cliches, slang, and overly complicated or long-winded methods of conveying meaning in writing.
Provides a list of rules and examples. Includes sentences, quotations, proper nouns, names, titles, and scientific nomenclature.
A searchable database of overused expressions, with a fun feature creating a random list.
An explanation of common English usage errors and how to avoid making them.
This help file indexes style and usage, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, letter writing, common mistakes and a grammar glossary.
Features searchable index of grammatical rules, explanations, comments on style, and usage suggestions.
Working internationally to try to get public information written in plain English, instead of using gobbledygook, jargon and legalese. Includes examples, with annual awards for the worst offenders.
A guide to help writers avoid confusing language and long-windedness. Can be viewed online or downloaded as a PDF.
Principal requirements of plain English style. Focuses on the rules of usage in literature, composition and grammar.
A searchable collection of cliches used by American teams, fans, coaches and commentators, with humorous comments and sound clips.
Learn about word meanings, slang, quotations, insults, and famous authors.
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