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For at least two centuries, it has been standard practice in the United States to place commas and periods inside of quotation marks. This rule still h ...
Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won't do.
"I’m convinced that fear is at the root of most bad writing."
In the controversy over Grantland contributor Caleb Hannan’s outing of transgender golf-putter inventor Essay Anne Vanderbilt, who committed suicide while the story was being reported, Hannan was also criticized for referring to Vanderbilt as "he" rather than "she" in a passage about her previous identity as Stephen Krol. As Grantland editor-in-chief Bill Simmons wrote in his apology, "Our lack of...
Rebecca Gowers: "He" as a catch-all term for "he or she" is an annoying bug of the English language – but Ernest Gowers, my linguist great-grandfather, used it happily
What should you say if someone tells you "shall is a perfectly good word?" Always agree with them because they're correct! But in your next breath, be sure to say "yes, shall is a perfectly good word, but it's not a perfectly good word of obligation."