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Bring and Take

Grammar of the Day – Bring and Take I imagine this conversation in front of a restaurant where two people have just had lunch and they’re getting on with the rest of the workday: Person One, handing Person Two a … Continue reading

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Epicene They

Grammar of the Day – Epicene They Some style guides are beginning to accept the epicene they. We’ll find out who, but first some groundwork. Epicene, in this case, means gender-free. English is a language with gender in its grammar. … Continue reading

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Different To

Grammar of the Day – Different To I used to think that “different than” was bad. As in, “Reading a book is different than watching a movie.” But now it seems almost like an old friend. I think it’s been … Continue reading

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Apostrophe

Grammar of the Day – Apostrophe Okay, so it’s really punctuation. I’m using it anyway. The way the apostrophe is being used today has me nervous, afraid this sentence might turn out like this: The way the apostrophe i’s being … Continue reading

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