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Guardian style guide 24m
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Guardian style guide 25m
lilo: something you take to the beach to lie or float on.
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Guardian style guide 34m
The committee gave its unanimous approval to the plans; The committee enjoyed biscuits with their tea.
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Guardian style guide 37m
(So often every day I have to revise your work, to correct it & also to rub out and scrape out; and all because of your negligence & haste.)
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Guardian style guide 38m
That last line again: And al is thorough they negligence and rape. (Chaucer, Troilus and Criseyde)
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Guardian style guide 45m
Editors' resentment of writers dates back to Chaucer: So ofte a-daye I mot thy werk renewe, It to correcte and eek to rubbe and scrape ...
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Guardian style guide 3h
Partly that, and partly that the combination expresses a distinct concept, eg chatshow, thinktank.
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Guardian style guide 3h
Our style is cashflow – in such cases we normally prefer one word RT : Us again, ! Is it "cashflow" or "cash flow"?
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Guardian style guide 3h
ha ha: laughter; ha-ha: concealed ditch in a garden; Minnehaha: Hiawatha's wife in Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha.
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Guardian style guide 4h
We'll get the design team working on that. MT : Wish you had a less pixelated profile pic
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Guardian style guide 4h
domino effect, unless suffering from the Domino effect (too much pizza). RT : Domino Effect or domino effect?
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Guardian style guide 9h
Small talk? It's not big and it's not clever Entertaining blogpost by for Mind your language
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Cynthia Reeh 19h
Comprised of = NO Composed of = YES
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Guardian style guide 24h
start up: verb; startup: noun (as in business startup); star tup: top-performing ram.
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Guardian style guide 24h
check-in, checkout: noun, adjective. check in, check out: verb. So you might check in at the check-in after checking out the checkout desk.
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Guardian style guide Feb 26
And yes, stand up, stand down (two words) as a verb.
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Guardian style guide Feb 26
standout, standup (one word): noun, as in a standup performing standup was a standout.
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Guardian style guide Feb 26
Concentrate, people ... standout, standup (one word): adjective, as in a standup comedian performing a standout standup comedy routine ...
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David Holmes Feb 26
The art of headline writing is alive and well at the Barnsley Chronicle and ...
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Guardian style guide Feb 26
In the UK, sports teams are plural: Chelsea are proud, etc. In the US, they are normally singular: Chelsea is proud, etc.
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