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My first freelance job

I haven’t be able to spend much time in the Blogosphere lately because I’m working on my first freelance job. I’m copy editing a book that was written by an ESL author. 192 more words


Who vs. whom

I’ve mentioned before my opinion that using ‘whom’ is an outmoded convention that will soon disappear, but it’s still useful to know whether or not a grammar snob will deem your sentence correct. 93 more words



From 2006′s Apocalypto.

And a Man sat alone, drenched deep in sadness. And all the animals drew near to him and said, “We do not like to see you so sad.

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And Then There Were A . . . Couple?

ATTENTION GRAMMAR NAZIES: This is a freewriting exercise. As such, there will be errors. Please get over yourselves and drink a coke.

There is this thing that often happens to me. 125 more words


Business English quizzes

Some students told me yesterday that they want to practice more Business English. Here’s a site that has many, many (many, many) quizzes for grammar, vocabulary, phrasal verbs and more. 66 more words

Language Learning

Grammar Rule - Commas and Adjectives

Disclaimer: I don’t own Merry or Pippin. They just popped by and asked if they could help out. So, of course, I said yes. :) 499 more words


or border collies


I’ve laughed.

I’ve peed.

Now I need to share.

Take a look.



“completely…non-aggressive to humans”

“or border collies”


I will be incorporating this into a “Why It’s So Very Important That We Attend School and Apply Ourselves” speech next week for my kids. 6 more words

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