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A Case for Writing by Hand

Can you imagine trying to make it through university without being able to write by hand to take notes? I sure can't. I thought administrators in education might've been going too far with suggesting cursive should be removed from formal education. However, the possible removal of an emphasis on handwriting seems ridiculous. I doubt I'm… Continue reading A Case for Writing by Hand

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Language Use and Stephen Fry

To add onto my "Clarity in Writing" post, I found this animation video with Stephen Fry┬ádiscussing language changes and how a lot of people on the internet are sticklers to old "rules." His opinion basically tells these grammar sticklers to get over it. I will admit that I have my own pet peeves when it… Continue reading Language Use and Stephen Fry

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Clarity in Writing

"What is above all needed is to let the meaning choose the word, and not the other way around. In prose, the worst thing one can do with words is surrender to them." This is a quote from George Orwell's article, "Politics and the English Language." Orwell's article, though scathing, is all about clarity while… Continue reading Clarity in Writing