What's in a Word | All Blogs


Alluding to a classic

By Debra Dobbins

Many writers will recognize the allusion above to Strunk and White’s classic, brief book on using good grammar and punctuation, The Elements of Style.

(William J. Strunk was a professor of English at Cornell University. E.B. White was the author of Charlotte’s Web. Both men are now deceased.)

Although recently the book has had its detractors, it still provides many helpful tips on solid, clear writing,

You may find its entire text at http://www.bartleby.com/141/.


 

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
Happiness is having a good neck pillow
By Melinda Mawdsley
Monday, July 28, 2014

Squirrling away for winter…
By Julie Norman
Monday, July 28, 2014

An interesting type of basil
By Penny Stine
Monday, July 28, 2014

Just Wondering
By Randee Bergen
Monday, July 28, 2014

Facing Reality
By Julie Norman
Friday, July 25, 2014


TOP JOBS
  • Oilfield Personnel

    Immediate openings forCompetitive wages & benefits.

  • Healthcare

    We've been awarded a new contract and areexpanding services!

  • Associate Publisher

    High Country News. Award-winning non-profit journalism enterprise...

  • Ma, Lpn Or Rn

    RN, LPN or MA3-4 days/week in Medical Specialty office w/benefits...

  • Hospitality

    DoubleTree Worldwideis hiring for experienced:  ...





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy