Writing regular text?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg65068] Writing regular text?*From*: "Rex Eastbourne" <rex.eastbourne at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 05:59:47 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Just got started with Mathematica today. I know this is extremely basic, but is there a special mode to input regular text between mathematical expressions in a notebook? (i.e. as would be done on a homework assignment). Thanks!