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Author Archives: LindaGauer
At last the Onion exposes this ongoing dispute. 4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence AP Style, or Chicago Manual?
The word is “bawl.” If you’re “balling like a baby” then these officers would like to have a word with you. Thanks you, Fake AP Stylebook
I can’t believe someone gets paid to do this.
I do think “mental pause” has value. It’s certainly not limited by age or sex.
The people on the Editorial Freelancers Assn. forum have spent a couple weeks now debating the grammar of a PUN!
Here is an interesting site I just came across. Ben Zimmer, language columnist, writes about new words, slang, and word routes.
What kind of writer are you? Pick your preferred synonym and see.