The wonderful Kathleen Chamberlin sent this to me this morning. It was made by the folks at Grammarly, and I absolutely love it!
“Word Crimes” by Weird Al
If you haven’t seen this …. #Wordcrimes
Article: “Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know about Copyediting in Less than 300 Words”
Some gems from this article on ACESeditors include:
• All you need to know about semicolons is that Shirley Jackson liked them.
• If it starts with a capital letter, look it up.
• People don’t need to nod their heads, they can just nod. What else are you going to nod, your elbow?
Because it’s nearly the weekend.