07/23/12 News Roundup
Avoid these six client tricks freelancers often face. Also in today’s News Roundup: oneself instead of singular they, styling of versus, usage of the slash, and the new home of the Double-Tongued Dictionary.
Before you agree to a project, consider “Six Client Tricks That Manipulate Freelancers.” (Freelance UK)
More great articles
- “‘The Nurse Who Has a Low Opinion of Oneself’”: Is oneself an improvement over singular they? (Language Log)
- “Versus”: Rules for abbreviating and capitalizing this word. (Grammar Girl)
- “Is It an Either/Or or a 50-50 Proposition?”: What does the slash really tell us? (AMA Style Insider)
- “The New Home of Double-Tongued Dictionary”: If you need to research a slang term, try Grant Barrett’s collection, now at A Way with Words. (A Way with Words)