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Writing Glitch 1066

Today’s glitch: …And what caused them to think about you, hmmm? *shakes head* It’s nonsense, and if “Psychology Says” it’s true, “Psychology” is even more full of shit than usual. At any rate, the correct contraction of it is needs … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1061

Today’s glitch: *sigh* Why do I even bother? Idjits gonna idjit… Nevertheless, I’ll say something because I can’t not say something. Yes, when referring to basic biology/genetics, women do have two X chromosomes for the twenty-third pair, and men have … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1060

Today’s glitch: Italicize titles of periodicals. (Titles of articles in periodicals should be written inside double quotation marks.) You can delete the year, because it’s clear from the context that the numeral refers to a year. “According to National Geographic, … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1059

Today’s glitch: Although it’s not quite incorrect as it is, I recommend changing return home to find to return home and find, because of the slight difference in meaning. (You didn’t return home for the purpose of finding whatever it … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1056

Today’s glitch: Add a comma after Now (used here as an interrupter rather than a literal indication of relative time). Consider combining the part beginning with Instead with the previous sentence. (It isn’t necessary, but this change would improve overall … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1047

Today’s first glitch: Fix the punctuation by changing that comma to either a semicolon or a period. Fix the factual stuff by not posting this sort of nonsense as fact, because it isn’t. (People I know have described reading in … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1043

Today’s glitch: At the least, you should delete the second as from the first sentence. You may even want to delete either we or humans. Change the hyphens to dashes or just replace them with commas. It be is no … Continue reading

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