I am honored that this post was chosen by Lake Superior Writers for their blog. Since writing it in 2017, I’ve learned that cartographers often did not include apostrophes on nautical maps because they didn’t want the marks mistaken for rocks. But I would say it’s worse to have a grammatical error than to have a ship avoid a rock that’s not there, don’t you think?
(This was originally posted on Marie Zhuikov’s blog on August 3, 2017.) As a writer, I care about the written word. I care about proper grammar. While I have been known to dangle a preposition at the end of my sentences, I usually try to do what’s proper, especially in my writing for hire. I […]
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I’m with you, Marie! Good one for your writers’ group! Congratulations!