Posted on 09/04/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to guess why Grammar Girl has chosen three recent word-choice topics to expound upon. “Gantlet” versus “gauntlet” and...

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Posted on 07/31/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar Girl’s recent discussion of whether to use “re-enter” or “reenter” left at least one reader unsatisfied. Specifically, he wondered...

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Posted on 07/26/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the past few months, you’ve probably noticed a dramatic uptick in the use of "Black" versus "black" when referring...

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Posted on 07/21/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What’s the secret to an adrenaline-spiking action scene? Well-rounded characters! Okay, so we’re oversimplifying Joshua Essoe’s interview on the fine...

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Posted on 07/07/2020 at 11:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We shared controversial language news on our reader blog yesterday (and made sure it was seen by posting it on...

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Posted on 02/20/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today is National Love Your Pet Day, so it makes perfect sense that we’d share a dog-related editing tip. Grammar...

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Posted on 02/11/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Confession: We’ve at least once rephrased a social media post, out of fear we’d mix up “uninterested” and “disinterested.” Yes,...

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Posted on 01/30/2020 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It strikes us as funny that there’s such strong opinion over a phrase used to indicate a lack of interest....

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Posted on 12/06/2019 at 10:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar Girl’s latest episode is clearly inspired by the holiday card season, but authors are likely to use it year...

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Posted on 10/19/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the grand scheme of grammar, whether to put “on” before a date isn’t the most important question to consider....

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language