Is this grammatically correct?

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  1. tabsmonsters

    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am writing a paragraph for Eng. 101 and this is my title:
    Reusing plastic water bottles: Is it safe?

    Does that look correct? I am not so good with this stuff and this class is taking forever to end!

    Thanks!
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Looks fine to me - calling JENNPEEPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And the grammar nazi.....
     
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  3. selinagil

    selinagil Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's right and it could also be correct with a dash in between re and use---either way I think you are good to go. [​IMG]
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Don`t forget, two spaces after the colon: at least that`s how it was when I was in school
     
  5. tabsmonsters

    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sweeetttt, thanks ladies!
     
  6. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Looks good! I always have a problem with titles. Can never get them quite right.
     
  7. tabsmonsters

    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Me neither. I have no problem correcting the work of others, just not my own. Silly huh?!
     
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    The original rule was always two spaces after a colon, that has changed to where it is acceptable to either one or two spaces. Another rule in the Chicago style is one space if a partial sentence follows the colon, two spaces if a full sentence follows the colon. Either one is acceptable but it will be up to your instructor so you need to find out what they consider proper because some are really stuck on "old-school" rules, other swear by the new rules.
     
  9. tabsmonsters

    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That is a good idea. However, she has yet to answer an email I sent her on Thursday with questions I had for the assignment that was due on Saturday.

    Thanks for the help!
     
  10. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Quote:WriterofWords is a better grammar nazi than am I. [​IMG]
     

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