Monday, January 14, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
Replace These Words in Your Writing: Writing is hard, and weird, and in the scheme of human existence pretty new. We’ve been talking for maybe half a million years, writing for just about 5,000. So sometimes we write stuff that we’d never say aloud. We use a complicated or “smart-sounding” word when a simpler word would work better. New York Times editor Dan Saltzstein listed some great examples on Twitter. They pop up in news media, but also in “business speak.” If you’re trying to write effectively, watch out for these:
Posted by Sequimarian at 12:32 PM
MLA Style - Citation Help - Research Guides at University of Michigan Library: Guide for students who have questions about citing sources correctly.
Posted by Sequimarian at 9:38 AM
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Where to Download All the Books That Just Entered the Public Domain: Public Domain Day was yesterday, but you were probably hungover, so here’s how to download the tens of thousands of books that became legal to download for free in 2019.
Posted by Sequimarian at 7:08 AM
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Your Feelings Toward These Gross-Sounding Words Will Reveal Your Most Polarizing Quality: Does the word "moist" make you shudder?
Posted by Sequimarian at 8:32 AM