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A cautionary tale for anyone who does copyediting (consider the source and remember Verla's rule about keeping your commas apolitical).
4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence
http://www.theonion.com/articles/4-copy-editors-killed-in-ongoing-ap-style-chicago,30806/?ref=auto
#1 - January 07, 2013, 03:19 PM

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  :applause

I have been looking for quotes in Nancy Drew books. (there is a real reason) and HYPERS!  I cannot believe how many exclamation points are used! I mean they are used after every other sentence! Almost!
#2 - January 07, 2013, 04:42 PM
You must do the things you think you cannot do.  Eleanor Roosevelt

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 :dr  Loved the article.
#3 - January 07, 2013, 04:47 PM

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 :haha
#4 - January 07, 2013, 04:56 PM

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 :haha  love this, AnneB. Thanks for sharing!
#5 - January 08, 2013, 04:23 AM
PRUDENCE, THE PART-TIME COW, A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK, IT'S YOUR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, BUSY BUS!, THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLED
Twitter @jodywrites4kids

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Hah! Thank you. I love starting my morning with a good laugh.
#6 - January 08, 2013, 07:26 AM
2017:
Sibling Split series (Stone Arch)
Gender Wage Gap (Abdo)
Smooth Road Trip (Capstone)
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 :dr Thanks for that! Man, I love the Onion.
#7 - January 08, 2013, 03:39 PM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
CITY SHAPES, DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS, ONE SNOWY DAY, PIZZA PIG, and more...
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#8 - January 08, 2013, 04:02 PM

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I agree with  :haha
#9 - January 08, 2013, 04:57 PM

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