Write to the Point

A Fit of Range

From Entrepreneur to NBC News, there’s a lot of confusion about how to write about ranges.  I cringed while writing that sentence. Here’s why. When you write from A to Z to refer to multiple items, you’re describing a range. That means A must be the logical start point and Z must be the conclusive […]

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& Just Like That

Fire up your word processor. Open a blank document. Press Shift-7. Do you see a little squiggly symbol that looks like a squashed g-clef? That’s called the ampersand, and it means “and.” An ampersand is a lot like a tuxedo. It’s quite fancy. In some places, it’s a requirement. But you wouldn’t wear a tuxedo

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