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QUOTE OF THE DAY

On ‘Episcopal’ vs. ‘Episcopalian’

Why America’s largest cathedral is an Episcopal — not ‘Episcopalian’ — church

St. John the Divine, America’s largest cathedral / Credit: stjohnthedivine.org

My holiday cheer wilts when I see a grammar or usage error in the first sentence of an article. It sinks further if I have to edit the story and it comes from a well-credentialed author who’s ignoring a basic writing rule.

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.