The Ideal Date

8 months ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
The Ideal Date
Hello, reader. You look lovely today. We at Proofreading Academy know this may seem a little forward, but… what would your dream date be? Our dates aren’t terribly romantic, but they’re always formatted impeccably. Yes, today we’re talking about the finer points of formatting dates in writing. [caption id="attachment_985" align="aligncenter"…
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Poetic Licence

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Poetic Licence
We took a little census of the people on our team, And the general consensus was things are not as they seem. Some words use a simple ‘s’ to settle spelling strains, While certain others celebrate soft ‘c’’s fancy refrains.   Moreover, you may realise that Britain’s hallowed ground Prioritises…
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Transatlantic Differences: 3 Tips on UK vs. US Punctuation

2 years ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Transatlantic Differences: 3 Tips on UK vs. US Punctuation
  America and the UK have been cultural cousins for some time. For better or for worse, they therefore bear some striking resemblances, such as sharing a language. But there are some important differences in how each country uses it. The differences between UK and US spelling (e.g. organise vs.…
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