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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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

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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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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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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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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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...

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