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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Usable Usage: Could You Care Less?

In the case of idioms, could you care any less? Or couldn’t you care any less? Continue reading

    

 


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Vocab Builder: More From Joyce

James Joyce continues to teach us how to broaden our vocabulary. Continue reading

    

 


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Punctuation Point: How to Use Brackets

Brackets are handy for more than just holding up shelving. Continue reading

    

 


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Vocab Builder: 2010 Words of the Year

Are these Words of the Year new to you? Worth using? Check them out! Continue reading

    

 


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Grammar Bite: Don’t Dangle Your Participles

Dangling participles aren’t dirty, but your sentence might be taken that way if you don’t fix them. Continue reading

    

 


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Vocab Builder: Fifty-Cent Words

Discover some big, rare words to spice up your writing. Continue reading

    

 


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App Is ADS’s Word of the Year

The American Dialect Society chooses its 2010 Word of the Year. Was it your favorite? Continue reading

    

 


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Writing Tip: Writing for the Web

Online, every word counts. Here’s how to ensure yours get read. Continue reading

    

 


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Vocab Builder: Lyrics

The holiday season has us glance back at words no longer in common parlance. But that doesn’t mean you can’t slip a rare word in now and again. Continue reading

    

 


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