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The Other F-Word

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This word may not conjure pleasant thoughts, but it’s an old word with an interesting history. And it makes a lot of us laugh, too.

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4 Tips for Better Proofreading

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Here’s a good tip: After you write something, read it before sharing it.

I hope that seems obvious to you. But way too many students do not bother to read what they have written before turning it in.

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What Does “Sequester” Mean?

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I don’t talk politics here. Don’t let that fool you into thinking I don’t care about politics; I just try …

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Saving the Best for Last

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I read a paper today by a friend who is in seminary, and I was able to help him improve …

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Words We Confuse That Spellcheckers Miss: Parts Q & R

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Homophones are words that sound alike, but are different in spelling and meaning. There are scores of them in English …

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