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Word of the Day

By Posted in - Articles on February 10th, 2015 0 Comments

Courtesy of Merriam-Webster Online (http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day/)

 

Tantara (noun)

1. the blare of a trumpet or horn

 

Examples:

A tantara announced the arrival of the Queen, and everyone snapped to attention

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Sentence Punctuation – The Semicolon

By Posted in - Articles on February 10th, 2015 0 Comments

Sydney Editing Solutions presents article #17 in their series on editing and manuscript assessment tips for aspiring writers, used by professional editors.

These tips contain extracts courtesy of Style Manual (6th) by Snooks & Co.

 

SENTENCE PUNCTUATION: …

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Sentence Punctuation – The Colon

By Posted in - Articles on February 9th, 2015 0 Comments

Sydney Editing Solutions presents article #16 in their series on editing and manuscript assessment tips for aspiring writers, used by professional editors.

These tips contain extracts courtesy of Style Manual (6th) by Snooks & Co.

 

SENTENCE …

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Terminating Marks – Exclamation Mark

By Posted in - Articles on December 12th, 2014 0 Comments

Sydney Editing Solutions presents article #15 in their series on editing and manuscript assessment tips for aspiring writers, used by professional editors.

 

 

These tips contain extracts courtesy of Style Manual (6th) by Snooks & Co. …

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Word of the Day

By Posted in - Articles on December 12th, 2014 0 Comments

Courtesy of Merriam-Webster Online (http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day/)

 

FLAPDOODLE (noun)

1. nonsense

 

Examples:

“Not a trace of academic fustian! Not a line of flapdoodle! Not a hint of college professor! Here was sharp and shrewd judgment.” — H. L. Mencken, The Smart Set, …

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Terminating Marks – The Question Mark

By Posted in - Articles on December 11th, 2014 0 Comments

Sydney Editing Solutions presents article #14 in their series on editing and manuscript assessment tips for aspiring writers, used by professional editors.

These tips contain extracts courtesy of Style Manual (6th) by Snooks & Co.

 

SENTENCE …

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