Monthly Archives: May 2015

More cloudy Issues

Let’s keep the quiz momentum going another week. Try your hand at identifying one or more errors in the following sentences. 1. If you’re wondering where my Dad is, Uncle Al saw him hop in the hotel bar. 2. Because … Continue reading

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Triplets

On occasion we’ve looked at troublesome twins like “imply” and “infer,” but what about triplets? In a doctor’s office recently, I spotted a small gadget on the wall with a cautionary message: “Please assure proper disposal.” (The gadget lifted like … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz Theme: Summer Cookouts

I don’t get it. Back in school, having a teacher spring a quiz on us elicited groans and anxiety, but several readers have remarked that they particularly like the posts containing quizzes. So here you go. Each sentence below can … Continue reading

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The “Eggs” Trick

Last week’s post needed to be a bit longer than most to take you through some editing steps. Because you stuck by me and read every word, I’ll even the scales with a much shorter post this time. Do you … Continue reading

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