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Another Pet Peeve: Onto OR on to

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Data Is

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MY TAKE: All Gifts Are Free

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What Verb to Use With a Collective Noun

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4 Facts About Acronyms

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Material for Materiel

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A Mango a Day! Message from Jamaica

Being away from home has thrown some things off kilter, including my writing.  After being away for more than a week, I’ve decided to turn to introspection to put things on paper to share.  My thoughts have been wrapped up … Continue reading

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Repeated words in the same construction

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Don’t Knock the Passive Voice

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The Skinny on i.e. and e.g.

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