Rob

Joined: May 28, 2008

Number of comments posted: 3

Number of votes received: 2

A member of MENSA with degrees in English, Psychology, and Rhetoric from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. I work for a large pharmaceutical company.

Questions Submitted

“American”

Inch vs. Inches

Recent Comments

Re: Semicolon and omission of repetitive words  •  October 25, 2011, 1:34pm  •  0 vote

The Heracles quote would more correctly read "You're our son, Heracles, and we your family." The third comma as written above is confusing, and its elimination helps to clear that up.

Re: Questions in Bulleted Lists  •  May 28, 2008, 2:53pm  •  1 vote

There are many occasions in the English language where something that is not technically incorrect is still bad from a stylistic perspective. That's what I think you're dealing with here. I sugges

Re: Inch vs. Inches  •  May 28, 2008, 2:48pm  •  1 vote

Thanks everyone for the help on this. We've resolved the issue to my satisfaction. Much thanks also to "Nick-alias" for the National Geographic link.