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Tenet or Tenant

Tenet or Tenant

If you annoy your reader when you write, your credibility can suddenly evaporate. The fastest way to do this is to confuse words. Although you might be making an important point, a small mistake can make your reader unfairly jump to the conclusion that you’re ignorant and that the rest of your prose is not worth(…)

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The University or the university?

The University or the university?

Have you ever wondered whether you should capitalize “university” when referring to The Johns Hopkins University? The answer is actually very simple. When you are using the name of the university, you call it The Johns Hopkins University. When you are writing about the university, but you don’t have a good reason to use the name, just(…)

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My Husband and I…

My Husband and I…

English people always joke about the phrase, “my husband and I.” On Christmas Day, the Queen would begin a speech to the nation, and it was always said that she would begin with these words. To be honest, I never listened to her speech and never cared very much whether this was true or not. I(…)

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