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Should You Spell Out Numbers In Legal Documents?

I have mentioned in the past that some of my editorial and writing work has included documents for law firms or related legal applications. Legal filings are beyond my expertise, but I’ve done a lot of work for use on … Continue reading

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What is “doxxing?”

New words appear all the time. It’s difficult to keep up unless keeping up is your full-time job (and it’s definitely not my full-time job). Sometimes a word or phrase has been around for awhile, it just hasn’t received much … Continue reading

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Posner’s Ruling: Jargon, you’re out of order!

If you’re a writer or editor or someone who follows the latest developments (such as they are) of the English language, you’ve probably spent time on various grammar and vocabulary and writing advice sites. You’ll know some of the popular … Continue reading

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Real Estate and Realtor: Word Origins

It’s been a fairly busy month in language but I haven’t been able stay timely. So many interesting words and usages, so little time! I didn’t want to let a full month slide by without posting on some useful topic … Continue reading

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Oh, the enormity…

I’ll bet you think you know the meaning of the word “enormity.” And I’ll be that at least 8 out of 10 people are wrong…at least according to dictionaries. Enormity does not mean “very big.”

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