douglas.r.bryant

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Re: i’s vs “i”s  •  February 17, 2011, 3:45am  •  0 vote

In response to Ivy, with respect: if the letters are uppercase, then "dotting the i" has no meaning; neither does crossing the upper-case "t" have any. No dot in the first instance, no crossing in the

Re: i’s vs “i”s  •  February 16, 2011, 1:20am  •  4 votes

The first example is correct. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage prefers it, using the example of "mind your p's and q's." An apostrophe is not used when making a word plural, and, incr

Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  January 31, 2011, 10:31pm  •  5 votes

First, if you think that “most of us will agree” on anything you must be new to this site. Second—and this really should have been first—there can be no hard rule as to what preposition follows “di