Monthly Archives: May 2012

It Is to Be Hoped That You’ll Agree

Last month, The AP Stylebook, the style guide for many American newspapers, finally gave up on restricting hopefully to its original meaning, “in a hopeful manner.” The stylebook now also allows hopefully to be as a sentence adverb meaning “it is hoped” or … Continue reading

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The Problem of Careful Usage

“In careful usage”? Bah humbug! Continue reading

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