Analyzing Puncutation

I’ve seen this article from Adam J Calhoun on Medium (a great, long-form blogging platform with some potential for providing classroom texts, by the way) linked quite a bit lately on Facebook and other places, so I thought I’d share it with all of you. Here’s the author’s initial¬†question that drives what he finds about Read More

An Insider’s Thoughts on Commas and Style

I read a very interesting article in this week’s New Yorker written by Mary Norris,¬†who’s worked on the copy editing end of that magazine for a long time. I find pieces like this fascinating (the New York Times also runs a regular column where they discuss stylistic choices made in the newspaper) because they give Read More