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A colleague called me the other day. He offered to buy me a latte if I could help him figure out what was so bad about passive voice. I met him at the coffee shop on campus. I sipped my latte and explained that passive voice does not mean that […]

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How Do You Solve a Punctuation Puzzle?

I recently had the chance to lurk during a heated debate about the use of the apostrophe-- I know, I know, that may not count as "heated" where you come from, but among some English teachers and writing coaches, these things matter more than the Super Bowl […]

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