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Consider: Fewer Than vs. Less Than

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One Is Not the Same as the Other

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Dairy company could pay $10 million for want of a comma and a misused gerund…

A recent lawsuit ruling [https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/oxford-comma-lawsuit.html]  cost a Maine dairy company millions, and granted company truck drivers payment due for overtime work, because of negligence in using a comma and a gerund. This is a current example of the importance of going through … Continue reading

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Should You Write “Most Important” or “Most Importantly”?

Maybe most importantly is here to stay; but, I still think most important is the better way to go.
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