Top 3 Justifications for Sentence Fragments

3 years 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. Thus, here are our top three reasons to leave…
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All Together Now! Or Altogether Now?

3 years ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
All Together Now! Or Altogether Now?
The classic movie Airplane! plays on the similarity between the terms all together and altogether. In that film, the protagonist discovers that pressing the autopilot button is counterproductive. But when he explains this and uses the word altogether to mean entirely, his companions respond by echoing his words all together.…
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Citing Edited Books in MLA and IEEE

3 years ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Citing Edited Books in MLA and IEEE
We’re sorry. We’ve made you wait, trembling with anticipation, for the next exciting instalment of our occasional series on referencing. Perhaps your desperation for referencing tips has led you to seek out the darker corners of the internet for dodgy tips cut with misconceptions. Stop. We have the good stuff.…
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Transatlantic Differences: 3 Tips on UK vs. US Punctuation

3 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 English. The differences between UK and US spelling (e.g. organise vs. organize)…
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