Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dots, Words, and Juice: Three Books on Words

Language books don’t all have to be serious reference books. Sometimes they can be fun and entertaining—and still teach you something. Continue reading

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Word Story: Adverse Reactions

Don’t have an adverse reaction to new words. Get the story behind them and increase your word power! Continue reading

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Celebrate National Punctuation Day

Tomorrow is National Punctuation Day. How will you celebrate? Continue reading

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Forget Everything Strunk & White Told You

What’s wrong with Strunk & White and what you should read instead. Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: Sounds Good to Me

Are you a fussbudget about words? Check out this week’s Vocab Builder. Continue reading

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The Writing Resource Is a Finalist

Thanks, all, for helping The Writing Resource become a finalist in Grammar.net’s The Best Grammar Blog of 2011 contest. It’s in good company, too. I regularly read many of the blogs listed, and I’m honored that my blog is listed … Continue reading

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The Best Grammar Blog of 2011: Nominate Now

The Writing Resource has been nominated in Grammar.net’s The Best Grammar Blog of 2011 contest. It’s in good company, too. I regularly read many of the blogs listed, and I’m honored that my blog is listed among such stalwarts of … Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: It’s Kismet

Don’t let words obfuscate meaning. Bring clarity to your reading by studying this week’s word list. Continue reading

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