Mighty Red Pen

March 5, 2012

The hidden perks

Filed under: Wordsworthy — mighty red pen @ 5:24 pm
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You always knew there had to be some perks to being an English major, right?

H/t Jacob Andrews of forlackofabettercomic.com

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September 28, 2011

Draw your letters

Filed under: Word wars — mighty red pen @ 6:22 pm
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The most competitive Scrabble game you’ll ever play in. From the New Yorker.

H/t Peter Sokolowski.

June 4, 2010

Abbreviations are the soul of wit

Filed under: Wordsworthy — mighty red pen @ 6:13 pm
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Hat tip to Married to the Sea.


March 14, 2010

Occupational hazard

Filed under: Grammar goddess,Word wars — mighty red pen @ 3:33 pm
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This cartoon by Rob Tornoe made me laugh. But I have to say, it’s my sense that it’s not just out-of-work copy editors that act like this.

Hat tip to @EditorMark (who can also be found here, if you don’t already know).

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