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We talk to a couple of recent prizewinners on the topic of handwriting to discover how easy it is to improve your writing and thus avoid losing unnecessary marks in the exams ‘Handwriting still remains a problem for some.’ ‘If markers cannot read what a candidate has written no marks can be awarded.’ ‘Illegible handwriting …

Bad grammar can be pretty embarrassing, and it can also hurt your credibility. Proofreading your writing shows that you pay close attention to detail, and don’t we all want to be that kind of employee? Here are the most common punctuation and grammar mistakes that just need to stop! Here’s a quick overview: 1. The …

  Although punctuation is of utmost importance for successful writing, using punctuation marks correctly is probably the most neglected writing skill. The most common mistakes in terms of punctuation can be divided into those referring to the use of apostrophe, comma and hyphen: Use an apostrophe when writing a contraction and pay attention to its …

Writing well stylistically is crucial for creating a successful essay, yet, it is not always easy, as there is a number of difficulties students encounter in terms of style. The most commonly observed stylistic problems are as follows: Word repetition.The problem of word repetition usually results from the desire of a student to emphasize a …

Check out this top 20 most random, funny but obvious facts. Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour. In the UK, it is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day! Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled by feathers! When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. A flock of …

There are many unsolved mysteries in life even though science, technology, and research have come a very long way. Although we may demand a logical explanations for these mysterious things, as of now we will have to settle with mere speculations. Until these mysteries are resolved, enjoy these 9 greatest unsolved mysteries ever. DB Cooper …