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Colleen Burghardt
I'm passionate about grammar, my horses and my family.
I'm passionate about grammar, my horses and my family.
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Dispelling the myths of plain language
I admit I love grammar. In fact, it's the reason I do what I do. I'm a writer, copyeditor and aspiring author. But that doesn't mean I bask in the glow of my own glory. I'm fallible. I'm always seeking constructive criticism from my peers. And above all, I ...
Dispelling the myths of plain language
Dispelling the myths of plain language
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The Humour in grammar
In our house, we have an understanding. Grammar forms the building blocks for cohesive conversation. Yes there was a time when my 16-year-old would roll his eyes, utter a sigh and give into whatever weighty lecture I might have the occasion to deliver after...
The Humour in grammar
The Humour in grammar
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Why good grammar matters
I read this post by Donna McTavish who asks the question, "In a world where tweeting and texting is the norm, should we still care about grammar?" McTavish is the director of English for Business Limited. She offers her own thoughts about an article that wa...
Why good grammar matters
Why good grammar matters
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The dreaded dangling or misplaced modifer
I'm sure many of us have been guilty at
one time or other of crafting a sentence that includes a dangling or misplaced
modifier. Don't worry, it's not as scary as it sounds. In fact, it can often
result in quite a hilarious, but unintended meaning. You've p...
The dreaded dangling or misplaced modifer
The dreaded dangling or misplaced modifer
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The dreaded dangling or misplaced modifer
I'm sure many of us have been guilty at
one time or other of crafting a sentence that includes a dangling or misplaced
modifier. Don't worry, it's not as scary as it sounds. In fact, it can often
result in quite a hilarious, but unintended meaning. You've p...
The dreaded dangling or misplaced modifer
The dreaded dangling or misplaced modifer
thecanadiangrammargirl.blogspot.com
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