An example of clickbait.

What is clickbait?

What is clickbait? Clickbait is a leading title, usually with an image. Online, these titles make people want to “click” through to some content. Unfortunately, the content is usually either very low quality, or even harmful.  There are a lot of different types of clickbait. Examples  • Scientists baffled by this mysterious sphere.  • Woman …

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list of world clocks with AM PM listings

How to write AM and PM

How to write AM PM This drives me crazy. I look this up all the time, and always need to check again. Why? Because there are so many options.  Option One: am – pm  • When it’s 10 pm in New York, it’s 8 am in Mumbai.  • Tomorrow, I’m working from 9 am to 6 pm.  • The meeting will be from 8 to 10 am.  …

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Five English Vocabulary Tips

Five English Vocabulary Tips Learning English vocabulary takes some work, but these ideas will make it a little easier. Try these study tips and tell us if they worked for you!  1. Focus!  Read books, blogs, posts, etc. related to your field. If you work in the furniture industry, read the style section of news sites, …

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How to use quotation marks.

Quotation Marks Quotation marks have several simple uses, and a lot of specific rules. Try learning the general rules first, and focus on the details later. (There are a lot of details.) 1. Direct Quotes Use quotation marks to show exactly what people said: Allan said, “I want to go out for dinner tonight.”“Really!?” asked Barbara. “We went out last night.”“I …

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You and I

You and I Question: Which is correct, “you and me “or “you and I”?  Answer: They both are! Study the examples below so you can always choose the right words. Subject: “I” is the subject.  O – I like to go dancing on Fridays. O – My girlfriend and I like to go dancing on Fridays. …

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