Tag Archives: grammar

Fun with the Apostrophe

I was right. It is Dan and Kate’s Rehearsal Dinner, not Dan’s and Kate’s Rehearsal Dinner. And it only took me 40 minutes paging through three reference books to find the rule so I could quote it to the person … Continue reading

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No Adjectives Need Apply

The peonies peaked early this year, and last weekend I spent half an hour trying to take a photo that did them justice. I was happy with a bud shot (I used the microphotography feature), but none of the blossom … Continue reading

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