Category: Quotable

Happy National Grammar Day!

Today is National Grammar Day! The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar (SPOGG) and MSN Encarta have designated March 4, 2008 as National Grammar Day. How can you participate? Here’s what Martha Brockenbrough, founder of the National Grammar Day

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Producing what the market demands…

Well, would you look at this! Just a few days into my new journey into creativity and word therapy, I found this quote in The Creative Call, by Janice Elsheimer. You may even be an artist who has used your

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Apostrophe Catastrophes

Apostrophes do not indicate plurals! I don’t understand why this is so difficult to grasp, as it seems to be one of the easier grammar/punctuation rules to obey, yet it also seems to be the one that’s broken the most.

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New Tolkien Novel Published: The Children of Hurin

Tolkien novel published 34 years after his death LONDON (Reuters) – More than 30 years after his death, a “new” book by J.R.R. Tolkien goes on sale on Tuesday which may well be the author’s last complete work to be

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Author, 96, Proves It's Never Too Late

I’ve been meaning to post this, but it’s evergreen encouragement, really. Here’s some inspiration for the writer within! Author, 96, proves it’s never too late. BRICK, N.J. – Into his 90s, decimated by the loss of his beloved wife, and

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