Will we start using themself … again? Also in today’s News Roundup: a social media schedule for freelancers, owning multiple dictionaries, pronoun antecedents, and how not to correct your author. Welcome to Wednesday, copyeditors!
When to take an editing test—and when to take a pass. Also in today’s News Roundup: understanding the mysteries of copyediting, describing subatomic particles, listening to Churchill, and considering the difference between store and shop.
Is there room for another freelance editor in children’s book publishing? Also in today’s News Roundup: a quiz from Grammar Girl, tips on searching with Google, and a lesson in hyphens. Happy Monday, copyeditors!
Most of us are familiar with the various words that can be used to insult specific groups of people, though I assume no one reading this would think of doing so. But here’s one that some people may not realize could cause offense: midget.