Happy National Grammar Day!

Happy National Grammar Day!

Grammar is a funny thing to celebrate, because while it’s the foundation on which all writing stands, it’s also frustrating AF. I have six years of post-secondary schooling in English and I still stumble over certain rules. But this is why copy editors exist, right?...
Hyphens

Hyphens

By Mignon Fogarty  Today’s topic is hyphens. Recently a friend was watching the cable channel CNBC and called me over to the TV because the hosts were talking about hyphens. Yup, in the middle of a segment on the economy, they started talking about hyphens...
Grammar Girl’s Editing Checklist

Grammar Girl’s Editing Checklist

by Mignon Fogarty  Some time ago, Grammar Girl distributed an editing checklist that turned out to be so popular we decided to make it widely available. Go to http://www.QuickAndDirtyTips.com to print out the checklist and keep it on your desk as a handy reference to...
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