03/05/12 News Roundup
In today’s News Roundup, we explore the costs of ignoring grammar and copyeditors, what dictionaries really do, and more.
Learning the rules of grammar costs nothing, yet ignoring grammar costs quite a bit! Read why in “Grammar Costs Nothing.” (Grammar Monkeys)
More great articles
- “Editing in Practice: Jim Fingal, Fact-Checking Hero”: The cost of not using a copyeditor can be high indeed. (The Grammar Guide)
- “An Explanation for Mr. Morrow”: John McIntyre explains what a dictionary is supposed to do. (You Don’t Say (old site))
- “Which Shortening Is Best? Ibid., Op. Cit., Loc. Cit., Etc.”: Carol Saller explains the difference between these Latin abbreviations. (Lingua Franca)
- “Should Fiction Writers Care About Grammar?”: You can’t break the rules of grammar without knowing them first. (Grammar Underground)