"Proper English" --> Converting Numerical...
I am working on a "simple" computer program to convert numbers to long form english...
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And/Or OR And / Or?
Hi. Regarding punctuation & style, what is a more proper way of writing: "and/or...
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To Err Is Human...
"To err is human, to be mauled by Spyware is, criminal". I came across this phrase...
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The 12 Quizzes Of Christmas #9
The Names of Things You Didn't Know Had Names From "That Book" by Mitchell Symons...
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Mere Motion
At the ceremony transforming Mr Neil Kinnock, a well-known unelected Brussels busybody...
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"Yet" As "However"
I work with some wonderful copy editors. Yet I want to encourage them to stop doing...
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Comma Usage In Salutation
In browsing earlier posts, I came across the "Hi John" posting. The various combinations...
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It's - Its: Misspelling Or Incorrect Punctuation...
If you do it wrong, which do you call it?
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Latin Improves Grammar?
I have heard that learning 'Latin' will help improve ones English grammar and widen...
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Compound, Complex Sentences And Commas
Hi, I have asked similar questions here before, so please forgive me while I wrestle...
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Punctuation For NB And Eg
I have just been asked to remove dots in a piece of work I have done from N.B. and...
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Weak Interruptions - Trask Et. Al.
L. Trask and others make use of the words `weak interruption' to define when bracketing...
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Punctuating Phone Numbers
I'm noticing a shift in North America away from: (666) 555-1212 as the standard punctuation...
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Spaces Round Em Rule?
In a sentence such as this one which has em rules, should there be spaces before...
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From The BBC Site: "Pc
From the BBC site: "Pc Ian Broadhurst, 34, was shot dead on Boxing Day in Leeds while...
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Substitute For ASCII IPA
Dena Jo and others want a way other than ASCII IPA to represent pronunciation. I...
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English Tornado: Memorial On Reading Station
Spotted a plaque on the outside wall of the bar on the main "down" platform at Reading...
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Tom Locked Himself In The Shed
In her wonderful book on punctuation, "Eats, Shoots and Leaves", Lynne Truss has...
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Dashed Words
a) "According to the report, Harvard is the highest rated university." or b) "According...
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Sentence Review Please
All right, I know I've been taught proper usage/punctuation of "etc" but I forgot...
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