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How to Be a Compassionate Grammarian

Embrace the difference between “it’s” and “its” without being a grammar Nazi

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I taught writing in college for 25 years. That meant, studying and understanding the difference between speech and writing. At parties, when people learn I’m an English teacher, people become highly self-conscious about what they say. “Is that correct?” they’ll say about…




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Lee G. Hornbrook

Lee G. Hornbrook

Writer and Writing Coach. Memoirist. Editor of The Writing Prof. Experienced writer — I can help you tell your story. Connect at LinkedIn, Twitter @leehornbrook

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