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Wed 2 Mar, 2022 08:30 am - My editor keeps putting commas in that, technically, are correct, but I think are unnecessary in some cases, and only slow down the reader. For example: "Thus, net mortality was rising even... (view)
Fri 3 Jul, 2015 02:48 pm - Tes, OK, I think I get it. I just looked up "gerund" in Wikipedia, and their example "The teacher's shouting startled the student." make clear why the gerund takes... (view)
Fri 3 Jul, 2015 02:01 pm - OK, I know about putting the possessive apostrophe, and all your other examples make sense, but I don't understand why ...the legislators' being arrested... is possessive. (view)
Fri 3 Jul, 2015 12:24 pm - From the NYT: "Other than the two most powerful legislators' being arrested...." Question: Why is there an apostrophe on "legislators'?" (view)
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