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The Retribution of the Writing Rules

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It seems I’ve gotten myself into a quandary. And I should have known better, considering my resumé. Education: BA in English; MA in English. Work experience: 33 years as an English teacher, otherwise known as enforcer of the writing rules; 24 years as a feature writer and proofreader at a newspaper, where an editor handed me a copy of the Associated Press Stylebook and said, in his best Moses impersonation, consider this your bible.   […]