Proofreading Tips: What Is Oxford Spelling?

6 days ago / by Yessica Klein
Proofreading Tips: What Is Oxford Spelling?
As a proofreader, you might come across the term Oxford spelling. But what does this mean? And how should you approach a document if your client specifies using it? In this post, we explain everything you need to know to proofread documents effectively. What Is Oxford Spelling? ‘Oxford spelling’…
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5 More Misused Phrases to Look Out for While Proofreading

3 weeks ago / by Nicole Dickinson
5 More Misused Phrases to Look Out for While Proofreading
As a proofreader, you need to be on the lookout for misspelled words and phrases. To help you on this count, we previously looked at five commonly misused phrases. But there are plenty more to look out for! In this post, we’ll take you through five more. 1. Wet Your Appetite…
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A Proofreader’s Guide to Latin Plural Word Endings

1 month ago / by David Standen
A Proofreader’s Guide to Latin Plural Word Endings
From abacus to virus, lots of English nouns have origins in Latin. These words can pose a challenge for proofreaders, though, as many have two plural forms. Here, then, we’ll look at some common Latin plurals to see how these words work in English. Common Latin Plural Word Endings Common…
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A Proofreader’s Guide to Conjunctive Adverbs

2 months ago / by David Standen
A Proofreader’s Guide to Conjunctive Adverbs
Conjunctive adverbs are a useful way of linking sentences and clauses in writing. However, the rules for punctuating conjunctive adverbs can be confusing. As a proofreader, then, you may need to look for issues with these terms. In this post, we’ll explain what you need to know. Linking Sentences with…
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