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You didn’t come of age in the 1980’s—it was the 1980s. No apostrophe. That rule, and nine more.
10/25/2012 1:46:40 PM
The owner of a PR shop highlights a variety of words—some of which were invented or popularized by PR pros—that we all should avoid.
9/28/2012 1:53:44 PM
Writers, communicators, friends, Romans, countrymen, gather around as well as say ‘dirigible’—and other delightful words.
9/21/2012 1:53:34 PM
Four ideas writers can follow to help ensure their copy sounds like it’s written for humans and not for a board of directors.
7/26/2012 1:55:59 PM
Replace them with these much stronger alternatives.
5/16/2012 1:58:59 PM
Try dropping one of these terms—such as ‘dumbening’ or ‘word hole’—into your next writing project.
3/20/2012 6:00:47 PM
They continue to turn up. Just don’t mix them up.
2/29/2012 2:54:58 PM
No one knows the art of storytelling better than 'The Alchemist' author Paulo Coelho. Use his tips as inspiration for your next blog post or article.
2/20/2012 2:53:10 PM
Think you say athlete , nuclear , or candidate correctly? For the sake of the English language, double-check to make sure.
1/17/2012 2:50:29 PM
The author shares a writing exercise she uses to stretch her brain, the results of which are these haikus for wordsmiths. Care to add your own?
10/20/2011 1:52:03 PM
No, not a kitten caboodle. The correct answer won the author a free lunch. In return, she’s shared 21 terms for groups of various species. Now, what would we call a group of writers?
10/5/2011 1:57:16 PM
What's your writing personality type?
8/31/2011 1:51:53 PM
And you thought the days of spelling tests ended years ago. Your performance on this short quiz will help inform you about your editing skills.
8/3/2011 1:53:16 PM
Are you using the em dash—also known as a long dash—correctly? Are you even using it at all? The author explains why and how you should employ it.
7/6/2011 1:59:20 PM
Sukanya Roy, a 14-year-old from Pennsylvania, captured the top prize by correctly spelling these words. Think you could do it?
6/3/2011 1:57:51 PM