Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reading the Roman Missal, Part 2: Oblation

Is “oblation” an everyday word, and if not, why does the Catholic Church use it so much? Continue reading

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Protecting the Tower or Holding Back the Tide?

Language changes are inevitable. One way they happen and how to deal with them in copy. Continue reading

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Writing Productivity: Measurements and Tools

Recently on the Copyediting blog, I wrote about how editors could measure their productivity: what measurements are useful, how to measure your productivity, and what tools you can use to measure them. Although writing is less linear than editing, productivity … Continue reading

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Reading the Roman Missal, Part 1: Consubstantial

Closely reading the new translation of the Roman Missal gives us some excellent lessons in writing. This week: using “consubstantial.” Continue reading

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The Many Dance Partners of “Enamored”

What’s wrong with “enamored with”? Continue reading

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