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In the last week, an interesting question came up in the newsroom: should we use the word cemetery or graveyard in a story about a series of thefts?

Grammar
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I’ve spent much of the weekend on a little blog project: removing broken links that have shown up over the years.

Blogging
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There’s only one company left that still produces the VCR, and now it says it will cease production of the outmoded device at the end of the month.

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From an early age, I was always terrified of the dentist but was never terrified of the eye doctor. It’s funny how things change.

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Whenever we hear of pastors removed from their churches, there always seems to be one little additional disturbing detail that accompanies those announcements.

Faith
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If you’re on social media, get it through your head: you don’t have freedom of speech when it comes to saying anything you want to say.

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By now you’ve heard about the plagiarism controversy involving the wife of Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention. But when is plagiarism really plagiarism?

Life
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I don’t know why so many people insist on inserting an apostrophe when they attempt to make a word plural. But please don’t be the next one do so!

Grammar
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Those of us who are obsessive about our blog designs sometimes make minor tweaks. Other times, they’re made for us. You may or may …

Blogging
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When I first heard about the guys who fell off a cliff while chasing after mythical creatures in Pokémon Go, I thought it must …