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

Posted on 10/16/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Compound subjects seem to compound the difficulty of using possessive pronouns, based on what Grammar Girl is seeing. Thankfully, Mignon...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 10/09/2019 at 05:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As you guessed from the headline, one of Grammar Girl’s latest must-read tips focuses on the right way to spell...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 10/03/2019 at 04:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest editor Robert Lee Brewer has a three-part grammar tip today. Imminent, eminent, and immanent may sound and look...

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Posted on 10/01/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready for more than you ever wanted to know about the types of dashes and how publishers typically use them...

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Tagged As: Editing, Language

Posted on 09/24/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Nothing like breaking a rule you learned in school to get your inner child excited, right? The Digital Reader shared...

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Posted on 09/20/2019 at 11:12 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest editor Robert Lee Brewer has been sharing quick language tips on a routine basis. Rather than share them...

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Posted on 09/11/2019 at 05:40 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In our seventh-grade English class, Mrs. Segura looked at us and asked the class, “If I called Sadye’s house and...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 09/03/2019 at 11:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Since we left journalism, it seems like each update to AP style has been a microphone-dropping one. Or, as we...

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Posted on 09/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can identify most punctuation marks, but can you use them properly? If not, editor Karen Conlin is ready to...

Categories: Behind the scenes