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Follow-up: Where have all the adverbs gone? And how did they go?

This came to me by way of the Chicago Manual of Style Facebook feed. I’m not going insane–adverbs are declining, enough so that there’s a whole article in The Guardian from last fall! Read the article here: Where have all … Continue reading

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What have you got against adverbs? What did they ever do to you?

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend that seems to be happening in the English language–at least in American English. Every time I heard this mistake, I cringe and wonder why it’s happening. Evidently, people are not using adverbs correctly anymore. I … Continue reading

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