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Tricky verbs test our team Thanks to Jada, I actually had to look up the verb, shone, for the correct usage. Is this sentence correct? We shone some light on the right choice for businesses’ power needs with this e-card for Chloride. Hint: It’s not. Instead of  shone, it should be shined. Shone means to emit light. The […]

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Are all split infinitives evil? A radio disc jockey and musician turned writing tutor wrote in her blog earlier this year that “knuckle-rapping rule mongers” who advise you to avoid split infinitives are misguided. This is just an “average-level rule” that grammarians obsess about needlessly, she added. You can read the rest of her missive […]

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