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The Guide to Grammar and Writing

The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation. 2,331 more words

Loaded Language: When Words Become Weapons

The last few months have been busy. I went on holiday, became the Managing Editor of a Canadian medical journal, spoke at an editing conference, landed a bunch of new clients, and brought home an Alaskan Malamute puppy. 416 more words

Language

APA: Online Articles from Database

I apologize for my long absence! I promise that I have not forgotten about this blog and those who follow this blog. I’ll try to get back into the swing of things with posting regularly again. 1,125 more words

English

Colon Alert: Something's Coming...

Thanks to the Grammar Diva Arlene Miller’s wonderful blog, this blog post talks about using colons, and how to write different types of lists correctly. 121 more words

Punctuation

HEDGEHOG

I see too many dead HEDGEHOGS on the roads when I go out for my early morning runs so I think it’s a good idea to have signs such as the one above. 18 more words

Punctuation

Can you guess which celebrities made these Twitter typos?

You don’t have to look far to find examples of typos or grammar errors in tweets posted by celebrities. Of course, everyone makes mistakes sometimes, and in certain cases, a mistake may be as innocent as an autocorrect fail. 550 more words

Editing