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When a Teenager?

While reading Vampire Games by J.R. Rain, a phrase caught my attention–not because it was especially unusual or even well-written, but because it got me wondering about how we use certain words. The clause was “…still three years shy of being … Continue reading

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Affect and Effect | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

For all the writers and students out there, the use of the word “affect” when the meaning is “effect” is a personal peeve. When I’m reading, I often have to stop to figure out if the right word has been … Continue reading

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