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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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Writing Glitch 1041

Today’s glitch: How it ought to look: You find a stranger almost dead in an alley. You start to call 9-1-1, but before they pass out, they beg you not to, so you take them home and patch them up … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1037

Today’s glitch: Capitalizing the first word after a comma doesn’t really make that the start of a new sentence. *shakes head* Change the comma after world to a period… or better yet, combine the second sentence with the first by … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1022

Today’s glitch: Add a comma after outbreak. Capitalize Halloween; it’s the proper name of a holiday. Then add a comma after Halloween. Even with the punctuation corrected, I have no idea what the writer meant by to everyone’s demise. (That’s … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1021

Today’s glitch: Fun fact: a part and apart have more-or-less opposite meanings. In the first sentence of this example, it should be a part (included in, rather than separate from). The way it’s written, the example says the armor protects … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1020

Today’s glitch: The end it was for a long time. Even if you overlook the extra word (it), The end was for a long time… *shakes head* Is this supposed to mean The end took a long time to arrive, … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1019

Today’s glitch: There’s actually a somewhat good/interesting sentence and a half in the middle of this, part of which makes effective use of repetition… Too bad the whole is badly written nonsense. The misspelling of coincidence could be just a … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1018

Today’s glitch: Argh! Yeah, I know it’s partly my fault, because I’m the one who keeps using examples from this source, and I keep using them because they’re so bad… Sometimes I don’t want to bother with the little, add-a-comma-and-you’re-done … Continue reading

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Writing Glitch 1016

Today’s glitch: How it should look: The police are at your door. They’re well-gunned, -armed, and -manned, and about to blow the door open. You’re ready, though. Once they do open that door, there’s gonna be more happening than just, … Continue reading

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