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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.) [QUIZZIN 10]   Thanks for visiting. While you’re here, please look around the site. You … Continue reading

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