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Re: Where does the period go?  •  October 4, 2005, 11:42pm  •  2 votes

Maybe it can go outside the quotes in academic writing, where you're forced to cite something: [quote] Carl Carlson claimed, "The world is flat"[Carlson, 2002]. [/quote] Otherwise I always put t

Re: Spell checkers  •  September 30, 2005, 12:14am  •  0 vote

Spell-checkers are the devil. They've only helped me in pointing out some words I thought were normal were actually British spelling. Every time I see that squiggly line under "colour," I feel a sense

Re: Capitalizing After the Colon  •  September 28, 2005, 11:44pm  •  23 votes

Scott Connerly Sep-28-05 1:38AM It is not appropriate after a colon, but it is appropriate after a semi-colon. The sky was blue; It resembled the ocean. Buh?

Re: The Toronto Maple Leafs  •  September 28, 2005, 11:40pm  •  2 votes

It's technically wrong and they know it. But it's pronounced "Maple Leafs" so they pull it off.

Re: website or web site  •  September 28, 2005, 11:35pm  •  0 vote

I always say "website." What bothers me is seeing "Web site" with the capital letter.