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Fragment (consider revising)

We’ve all been there. You are writing (what you think is) a perfectly good sentence in a Word document when, suddenly, the MS Word grammar checker tells you that you should consider revising the ‘fragment’, because something is wrong. 433 more words

Degrading the Gold Standard

As I was writing my post about commas (you’ve read that, right?) I came across an exceptional article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: 50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice… 350 more words

Writing - Best Practices