Fred writes:“I don’t know if you answer questions via e-mail, but I’ll give it a try! The sentence is: “The...
Updated: June 30, 2013, - 02:00 PM
“I have some books to lend you,” my neighbor Tom said.He was out for his daily walk with his tall,...
Updated: June 16, 2013, - 02:00 PM
In 1976, I used a converted IBM Selectric typewriter to produce a stack of punch cards as I “word-processed” my...
Updated: May 31, 2013, - 10:34 PM
When I interviewed Constance Hale in 1998, I lauded her book, “Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital...
Updated: May 17, 2013, - 05:34 PM
I do love my iPhone. I do love my computer. I do love the Internet.I love their power and speed...
Updated: May 03, 2013, - 10:34 PM
Good things come in threes.Messages should have a beginning, a middle and an end. In speeches you should tell them...
Updated: April 26, 2013, - 04:54 PM
I was running with my daughter’s goldendoodle, Addie, when her tongue lolled to one side and she started to lag....
Updated: April 05, 2013, - 05:12 PM
In a world where every nanosecond counts, you need to multitask, absorb information in a heartbeat and make rapid-fire decisions....
Updated: March 22, 2013, - 07:17 PM
In response to my advice on the correct use of semicolons and colons, John writes, “That was a superb semicolonoscopy;...
Updated: March 08, 2013, - 05:56 PM