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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Apparently they do . . .too bad it doesn’t carry over to behavior. My dogs, who are much better looking than I am, also behave really well!

man-dogGo figure . . .

By Katherine Harmon in 60-Second Science Blog

read it here–on Scientific American, of course

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For those of you revising your work, check out Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing.  Let’s get the passive voice out of those sentences and eliminate use of the second person pronouns before it’s too late!

Of course, you can always visit the University Writing Center for a fresh pair of faculty eyes to help you spot patterns of grammatical error and areas for improvement. They’re extremely helpful both on critical and organizational levels. They can also assist you with more effectively integrating source material into the body of your writing and to appropriately contextualize that material with the reader in mind.

Check with me before making an appointment, and I’ll reccomend a tutor best suited to your writing.

Most of you have already heard of the Purdue Owl by now, yet another great timesaving online resource for working out those pesky bugs in your writing . . .