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Sep 3

The Mysterious Origins of Punctuation

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015 in Links

As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, semicolon and their siblings are integral parts of writing, pointing out grammatical structures and helping us transform letters into spoken words or mental images. We would be lost without them (or, at the very least, extremely confused), and yet the earliest readers and writers managed without it for thousands of years. What changed their minds?

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Jul 4

Three Nagging Grammar Questions Answered

Posted on Saturday, July 4, 2015 in Links, Writing links

It’s always a good time for a bit of grammar. 🙂

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May 27

There is/there are

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Writing links

A reader asks about the use of “there is” and “there are”: I am writing to express my puzzlement over whether to use “there is” or “there are”.

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Mar 16

A Double Negative Is Not Always UnOK

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015 in Links

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