Religious Terms

7 months ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Religious Terms
And lo, the proofreader corrected the spelling and the grammar, and she did separate sentence from sentence with proper punctuation. For six days she did this, and on the seventh day she did this also, for she worked freelance and could not afford to rest. Don’t worry, we haven’t changed…
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Capitalisation: Compass Points and Titles

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Capitalisation: Compass Points and Titles
Capitalisation is one of those fiddly little issues that everyone thinks they understand until they don’t. This is because it’s not as simple as knowing to start sentences and proper nouns with a capital letter. Really, it’s not! Our two-dimensional hipster stock image is as surprised…
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Top 3 Justifications for Sentence Fragments

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Top 3 Justifications for Sentence Fragments
This post is very. Let that sink in for a moment. Deep, isn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s also poor grammar. As proofreaders, we know that incomplete sentences are usually unacceptable. But there are circumstances in which a partial sentence might make sense. Here are our top three reasons to leave sentence…
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Making Verbs Agree

2 years ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Making Verbs Agree
Do you ever feel like the only voice of reason in a world where all the words hate each other? We do. Sometimes arranging a sentence so that it reads naturally is a daunting task. This is particularly true of ensuring that verbs agree when dealing with things like compound…
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