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Another so-called (or is it so called?) blog post

The phrase “so-called” has been tossed around a lot in recent months, and it’s one that deserves attention and explanation. People use it all the time, but it’s still subject to misinterpretation, both in what people mean (or think they … Continue reading

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Sentence Adverbs (and more on “hopefully”)

Last Friday’s post discussed AP Style‘s acceptance (at long last) of hopefully to mean “I hope” (or we hope, or it is hoped) as opposed to the rigid traditional meaningĀ  of “in a hopeful manner” (or “with hope“). As in: … Continue reading

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