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6 words that everyone pronounces wrong | OxfordWords blog

Sometimes knowing what a word means and knowing how to pronounce it are two different things. Here are several words that many people pronounce incorrectly. 8 more words

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6 punctuation marks you might be using incorrectly | OxfordWords blog

Are you someone who get’s bugged by incorrect punctuation marks? Let’s take a look at several popular, though often confused, punctuation marks.

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BIG News! (Need an Editor? Contact Me!)

If you follow me on social media, you might have seen mentions of big news earlier this week. I’ve hinted at it several times (not always with subtlety) but I can now say that, in roughly three months from now, I’ll be able to officially call myself an editor! 170 more words


CSTT Instructions

​ 1 ‘International terms’ should be adopted in their current English forms, as far as possible, and transliterated in Hindi and other Indian languages according to their genius. 670 more words

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'Foreword' and 'forward'

Foreword and forward are often listed as homophones, but whether this is true for your own speech probably depends on regional variations. I pronounce them differently, but I believe that when spoken in some other (particularly American) accents they sound the same. 85 more words


Proofreader: Found

It’s no secret that I’m a complete shopaholic.

It’s a terrible thing to admit in a world devastated by frivolous consumption. But I am a true child of the 80s and shopping makes me happy. 278 more words

Working For A Living

Royal Holloway update

There have been some changes to Royal Holloway’s proofreading scheme since I became an approved proofreader in 2015.

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) is one of the UK’s leading universities and my alma mater. 269 more words