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)