If you've been on the edge of your seat, waiting to hear the updates to the A.P. style guide, this is for you. 🦗🦗 (Inside: new guidelines on suspensive hyphenation!)
H: "How do you read for that long? You've been reading for like 2 hours!"
Me: "I know, it's great; I never get to read. And guess what I'm reading about. Writing!"
Me: 😍(and also🤓)
Writer friends, grammar-loving friends, or reader friends who sometimes pay more attention to the writing than the story: You should read this.
Oh.My.God. Proofreaders are the most important member of your team. If you didn't believe me before, read this headline:
Sounds about right.
"So either people are getting it, or they're not sending me Christmas cards; it could be either." HAHAHAHA true.
Listen, this is my favorite announcement each year. 🤓 I've never seen this particular video, but it's a good one. And if you think this is wrong, and you're right, and you somehow have an exceptional name, you're wrong. Watch this all the way through.
TL;dr: don't use apostrophes when you sign your family's name.
You cannot say that spelling and grammar always count (which I agree with), and then hand out assignments with missing words, extra words, and typos. Sorry, this is a 'practice what you preach' kind of thing. If you take away credit for mistakes, so do I.
This has been your ATTENTION TO DETAIL psa for the day 🙃
Guilty as charged.
Last words of Marquis de Favras
Ha! Perfect example of a copywriter and designer not understanding each other.
I'm going to bet that (8pt font) was a design direction and not intended to be included in the copy. Should have hired a proofreader!
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