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Bill Walsh
Washington Post copy editor and author of Lapsing Into a Comma, The Elephants of Style and Yes, I Could Care Less. (See also .)
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Bill Walsh 7h
I would love to see the hierarchy of caps/bold/bold caps in Mad magazine's stylebook.
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Bill Walsh 11h
Court cases, genus/species names, occasional emphasis.
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Bill Walsh 11h
I KNOW!!!! RIGHT??????
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Bill Walsh 11h
Why the cool Pretenders reference, style-ists? No reason -- just seems so pleasing!
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Bill Walsh 12h
Right. Hard to get that nuance across even with veterans, let alone students.
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Bill Walsh 13h
I'll take the blame. "Said" first is better in quite a few instances.
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Bill Walsh 13h
Yeah, I think you're right.
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Lynne Murphy 20h
" The mural — which is quite possibly lacking a comma "
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sharrowsDC 20h
And I've been eating all my bananas with a knife and fork at the dinner table, like a sucker
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Bill Walsh May 1
"Themself" strikes me as superior. If the "them" part is singular, why would the "self" part be plural?
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Bill Walsh May 1
Oh, the tells I could tell.
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Bill Walsh May 1
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Bill Walsh May 1
This really gets my goat.
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Bill Walsh May 1
Interesting style choice for U.S. publication. Readers know where Toronto is, but what is this "Tokyo" you speak of?
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Bill Walsh May 1
Larry Wilmore's "kid gloves" Trump joke made me wonder how many people think "kid" means "child" in that expression.
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Bill Walsh May 1
Congratulations on your moment of stock-photo stardom!
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Bill Walsh Apr 29
I have a similar problem with D.C.'s non-congresswoman calling herself a congresswoman while complaining that we have no congressperson.
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Bill Walsh Apr 29
If you refer to the primaries as "the primary," how would you write about a proposal that we switch to a single primary?
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The Onion Apr 29
Tips For Maintaining Journalistic Integrity
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