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The Guardian style guide editors on language usage and abusage, and lots more
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Guardian style guide Jul 23
We don't write the whole paper and even if we did we don't recognise this at all. Where did you see it?
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Guardian style guide Jul 22
And the way they hyphenated "one-in-10 visits"?
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Guardian style guide Jul 22
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Guardian style guide Jul 22
It would have been right had it said "fewer than one in 10 visits".
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Guardian style guide Jul 22
We will not stand for the way Sport used "sat" instead of "sitting" this morning, if that's what you mean.
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Natasha Boydell Jul 22
is it wrong that I read just for fun?
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Guardian style guide Jul 21
Time travel, time traveller (noun). Travel through/back in/forward in time (verb). "Time-travelled": avoid.
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Guardian style guide Jul 20
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Guardian style guide Jul 19
cum Latin for "with", seen in such placenames as Chorlton-cum-Hardy; also cross-cum-shot & cookbook-cum-autobiography
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Guardian style guide Jul 19
Agreed. One of our favourite websites.
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Guardian style guide Jul 19
This piece is all very well as far as it goes but, inexplicably, it fails to mention Chorlton- cum-Hardy.
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LanguageCrawler Jul 18
How dare you say that! The evolution of profanity
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Jeremy Vine Jul 18
There is total havoc in Jersey (via )
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Guardian style guide Jul 17
Tell them if lowercase is good enough for the editor of , it's good enough for them.
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Josh R Jul 17
"took to Twitter"
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Rebecca Mileham Jul 17
Is there a worse phrase than 'graced our screens'?
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Rebecca Jones Jul 17
Woohoooo! It's day two! I'm not a golf fan but that exclamation mark has got me excited.
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Lapham's Quarterly Jul 17
Drink too much grog and you'll end up muzzy (use this chart to translate from sailor-speak):
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Guardian style guide Jul 17
It would be if they had any copies in stock.
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