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Tag Archives: English

US English? UK? Or Flatpack English?

You know how it is. You’ve bought a cheap bookcase that ‘just’ needs a screwdriver and ten minutes of your time to put it together. You open the box, lay out some odd-shaped pieces and find the instructions. Instructions? More like destructions. You’ve found a thin sheet of paper containing directions on how to build… Continue Reading

Proofreading – pain or gain?

Some people are funny when it comes to proofreading. I’ve had some say they don’t need it because they are (a) an English teacher (b) already publishing on Amazon or (c) capable of writing in perfect English, so what’s the point? The points (plural) are these. NOBODY can proofread their own work. NOBODY is as… Continue Reading