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That just tanked

This intro to an Instagram star on Yahoo Lifestyle just tanked:

This is Tank McNamara, a comic strip character:

George Resch is known as Tank Sinatra.


Grammar Girl : Quotation Marks with Periods and Commas :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

Punctuation and quotation marks. A frustrating point for many writers. Here are some tips for clarity.

Today, as promised, we’ll talk about how to mix quotation marks with other punctuation.Quotation Marks with Commas and PeriodsOne of the most common question people ask me is whether periods and commas go inside or outside a closing quotation mark, and there’s a reason everyone is co… 13 more words

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Grammar Giggles

Say what you mean and mean what you say. Oh, if I had a nickel for the times I’ve heard that. But it’s true, right? English is a complex language. 34 more words


Word of the Week........

An interesting one this week. . .


I think we all, at some point in our lives, will come across someone who is ultracrepidarian – a person who criticises, judges, expresses opinions or attempts to give advice on a subject that is entirely outside of their expertise! 20 more words


It's wrong

It’s never too late to admit a mistake and Yahoo Lifestyle should admit its mistake here:

I wouldn’t even repeat the difference between it’s and… 14 more words


Editing Goes Beyond Proofreading

Surely you know how often I urge you to proofread everything you write. Proofreading will turn up careless errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar, as well as typos. 223 more words

All Things Having To Do With The English Language

A Writer's Path Writers Club!

Hello everyone! A fellow blogger of A Writer’s Path, Ryan Lanz, has announced the launch of his new initiative: A Writer’s Path Writers Club… 417 more words