Writing Glitch #208

Today’s glitch:

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Either capitalize every word in lower east side (as the name by which this part of the city is called) or don’t capitalize any of it.

Kudos to the writer of the original for correctly using commas to separate out the direct address.

“Don’t go to the Lower East Side, man. It’s full of hobos and demons.”

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About Thomas Weaver

I’m a writer and editor who got into professional editing almost by accident years ago when a friend from university needed someone to copyedit his screenplay about giant stompy robots (mecha). Having discovered that I greatly enjoy this kind of work, I’ve been putting my uncanny knack for grammar and punctuation, along with an eclectic mental collection of facts, to good use ever since as a Wielder of the Red Pen of Doom. I'm physically disabled, and for the past several years, I’ve lived with my smugly good-looking twin Paul, who writes military science fiction and refuses to talk about his military service because he can’t. Sometimes Paul and I collaborate on stories, and sometimes I just edit whatever he writes. It's worked out rather well so far. My list of non-writing-related jobs from the past includes librarian, art model, high school teacher, science lab gofer… Although I have no spouse or offspring to tell you about, I do have six cats. (The preferred term is "Insane Cat Gentleman.") I currently spend my time blogging, reading, editing, and fending off cats who like my desk better than my twin’s.
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4 Responses to Writing Glitch #208

  1. Your comments and corrections about writing glitches are very helpful. I always look forward to reading them. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. Why didn’t you drop the ‘GO’?

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