"The sleek, coppery locks that donned her head this morning ..." Her hair put her head on this morning? Or perhaps padlocks put her head on this morning. "Good thing she didn't wear much make-up. It would slide off her face faster than a double scoop of ice cream in a five-year-old's hand." Where do I... Continue Reading →
Wrong word there, buckie.
Acclimate: verb; ac·cli·mate\ˈa-klə-ˌmāt; ə-ˈklī-mət, -ˌmāt\ Simple definition – to adjust or adapt to a new climate, place, or situation Synonyms – adapt, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, fit, put, shape, suit, tailor Reconcile: verb; rec·on·cile \ˈre-kən-ˌsī(-ə)l\ Simple definition – to find a way of making (two different ideas, facts, etc.) exist or... Continue Reading →
Is that really what you mean?
Proofreading is a part of my job. It is also one of the hazards of my job. I see typos, (cue Haley Joel Osment) grammar and punctuation errors everywhere. It doesn't matter if I'm reading a classic, trash or something in between. Of course, if I'm reading something I have written, all bets are off.... Continue Reading →