Monthly Archives: September 2013

Proofreading 7: Common errors to watch out for

This is the penultimate blog in our eight-part series on proofreading for non-professionals. The final blog will offer some suggestions for further reading, training or information on proofreading. In the meantime, here’s a brief list of some very common errors … Continue reading

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Do you have a sesquipedalian writing style?

If so, you are prone to confusing people, and generally not impressing them, by using long words — like ‘sesquipedalian’ possibly**. When we use long and unfamiliar words it affects the readability of our writing. Long words tend to have … Continue reading

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