Such as Versus If

Did you know there’s a difference between “such as” and “like”? “Such as” is for when you want to create examples. “I like animals, such as cats.” “Like” is for when you want to draw a comparison as in, “I like people who are like cats.” It’s a subtle difference, and it’s usually not important. But, in formal nonfiction writing, knowing the difference can help create clean and polished writing!

An Introduction to Introductions

We recently covered the major parts of a dissertation and discovered that every dissertation will include an introduction chapter. This is the first chapter your audience will encounter, so you

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