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Mark Allen
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Mark Allen
Freelance copy editor, writer and enthusiastic problem solver
I'm Mark Allen, a freelance copy editor bent on connecting with every other freelance copy editor out there. I share advice on editing, usage, style and grammar in tweets and on my blog.
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Can explain how to use "lay" and "lie" in 140 characters or less. And I don't insist on "fewer" for quantities unlikely to be counted.
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