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I'm a freelance editor and avid reader. I love the English language despite it's maddeningly illogical grammar and syntax.


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revised Does “nineteen-hundreds” refer to 1900–1909 or 1900–1999?
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revised Typographical symbol to indicate page
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May
28
revised Should it be “Happy Birthday!” or “Happy birthday!” when used as a two word sentence?
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May
11
revised What is the meaning of the expression “to be operated on”?
Example sentence
Apr
30
revised Bringing word into existence just by calling and using it
Question asked concurrently on two sites. Closed on Writers as off-topic. Removed text referencing that.
Jun
27
revised “I have blocked the user account” versus “I blocked the user account”
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26
revised Is there a term for named chapters in a work of fiction?
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Feb
24
revised What is the correct way to pluralize an acronym?
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Jan
6
revised Words with different meanings in American and British English
Added "pencil eraser"
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revised Where can I find a reasonably well recognized free style guide that is online?
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revised “Real time”, “real-time” or “realtime”
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revised What is the reason or proper usage of “price” and “pricing”?
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Jul
3
revised What is the reason or proper usage of “price” and “pricing”?
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Jun
20
revised “Affordable price” vs. “affordable prices”
Typo fixed
Jun
7
revised When should I use archaic and obsolete words?
Grammar, spelling
Jun
6
revised Usage of “terrorist”
Brought in some of the text from the linked definition.
May
10
revised How small does a land-mass have to be before you live “on” it, rather than “in” it?
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May
2
revised Is “et al.” acceptable for citations with exactly two authors?
edited tags
May
1
revised Does the quirky spelling in English actually make it easier to read?
Removed the words "discussion thread"; Stack Exchange is not a forum.
May
1
revised Where can I find a reasonably well recognized free style guide that is online?
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