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The Elements of Style: musings on an old classic 

As I was checking in items from the book drop recently I noticed that someone had returned my favorite grammar book, if one can have only one favorite grammar book: The Elements of Style.  The book is slim and unassuming (especially the version of the book we have here, which  looks like this): The Elements …

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Trick or treat? What is the question? 

So this weekend, while considering the age-old question, "What night do kids go trick or treating when Halloween falls on a school night?"  I began thinking more about the origins of the saying, "trick or treat?" I'm pretty sure I learned this at one time or another, probably in primary school when the teachers knew …

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