Category Archives: Grammar

Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips: This is from one of the Web’s great grammarians, Grammar Girl, also known as Mignon Fogarty. A quick way to test whether you’ve used a colon correctly is to see whether you can substitute the word … Continue reading

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Grammar Friday

My first job in daily journalism was as a copy editor for the now-defunct St. Louis Globe-Democrat. I still read the daily newspaper with a copy editor’s eye, looking for typos, factual errors and awkward sentence construction. I understand that time … Continue reading

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Grammar Friday

In the questions below, choose the correct answer. (If you’re getting this by email, click on the Grammar Friday headline above to take the quiz.)   Thanks for visiting. While you’re here, please look around the site. You can subscribe … Continue reading

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