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How To Use “Zhuzh”

Look for zhuzh to make it into all the major dictionaries in the near future! Continue reading

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A Word on “Writ Large”

When do you use “writ large” and/or “writ small” in your writing? Continue reading

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Italics: The Bottom Line

When do you use italics? Continue reading

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Parentheses or Brackets?

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Proof it!

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