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Clipped Words

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Maybe it’s a sign that English speakers and writers are lazy, but we have a historic tendency to shorten long words. It tends to start in informal, spoken settings, but eventually the clipped forms make their way into formal, published writing. That’s when the purists object. But nobody really minds the purists. Eventually, the clipped form becomes preferred and we …

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Is “Legit” Legit?

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Is it okay to use “legit” in formal writing?

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Five Great Reasons to Consider WriteAtHome

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I started WriteAtHome in 2001 with five students. Since then, WriteAtHome has helped many thousands of homeschool students improve their …

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The Writer Is an Explorer

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Ralph Waldo Emerson on writing…

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