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Lesson 2: The Apostrophe and Semi-Colon

While the correct use of the apostrophe isn’t a big deal, using it incorrectly can make you look pretty stupid. Correct use of semi-colons, however, can really give your writing a real nice look. 562 more words

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"A Tribute to the Printer Aldus Manutius, and the Roots of the Paperback" - Jennifer Schuessler - New York Times

Current show on at the Grolier Club in New York featuring some of the books printed at Aldo Manuzio’s famous Aldine Printing Press. Manuzio is largely credited with establishing modern reading as we know it, by making smaller portable editions of classic books. 58 more words


A Battle-Scarred Red Admiral

Had I had no success with the computer problems that beset me this morning, you would not be reading this post, and I may have gone off my rocker. 606 more words

A hyphenated individual or a semicolon(ized) identity?

What fate do transitional beings like us have? I have had restless discussions about this in the past week. Yes, Bobby Jindal’s comments and the AIB Roast did propagate these debates. 903 more words

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Creative Nonfiction: Cross-curricular Assignments for History AND Creative Writing!

I love assignments which are cross-curricular. They allow more time and effort to be focused on a single topic. For example, if you are studying World War II in history class, a writing assignment could include this interesting lesson plan. 119 more words



A semi-colon is a strange way to start this off, isn’t it? I originally typed “Hello!” in the header bar but it just didn’t seem as fitting. 199 more words