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8 Signs You're an Editor

8 Signs You’re an Editor

It takes a very specific kind of person to be an editor. Many people who you may think would make great editors—like writers, teachers, or other people who work with language a lot—just don’t have the right combination of personality quirks required to succeed in this career. Being an editor is a tricky balance between […]

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Grammar Errors in Your Favorite

Grammar Errors in Your Favorite Songs

What You Can Learn from These 4 Lyric Mistakes “Music is the universal language of mankind,” according to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. But does the same logic apply to lyrics? What about lyrics riddled with grammatical errors? Some people have a hard time listening to grammar errors in songs. These people believe that rules are rules, […]

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8 Comics to Help You Avoid Unfortunate Punctuation Errors

8 Comics to Help You Avoid Unfortunate Punctuation Errors

Ah, punctuation errors. Once a missed keystroke on a typewriter, now the fodder of Internet memes, viral screenshots, and endless Tumblr posts. We’ve all seen the public restrooms reserved for elderly pregnant disabled children, the unsettling connotations of a restaurant that serves “fresh” sushi, the PR disasters that could have been averted with critical commas. […]

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So, You're New to Canada, Eh?

So, You’re New to Canada, Eh?

I hear you’ve just moved to Canada. I bet you’re wondering just how to fit into Canadian culture. If you’ve done any research online, you’ve surely found that to act like a Canadian, you’ll need to say “eh” a lot, eat maple syrup-covered bacon, play hockey, be super nice to everyone, and pronounce it “a-boot” […]

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What Successful People are Doing While You are Sleeping In

What Successful People Are Doing While You Are Sleeping In

There are few things more delicious than sleeping in, burrowing deeper into a heap of clean sheets and having breakfast brought in on a tray. Reality probably strikes closer to groggy protests and the inevitable panic when you realize you’ve hit the snooze button a few too many times. In either situation­—whether you’re lounging in […]

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The Honest Guide to Content Marketing Jargon

The Honest Guide to Content Marketing Jargon

Upon entering the always glamorous world of content marketing, I found myself overwhelmed by what I initially thought to be a lot of really important terminology. It seemed for a while like no one was even speaking English; content marketing had a language all its own. Terms like bounce rate, conversion, unique visitors, anchor text, […]

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10 Things Unhappy People Do Not Do

10 Things Unhappy People Do Not Do

There are so many self-help books and articles out there for people who seek happiness. They advise their readers to live kind, balanced lives—or so they say. They encourage meditating, and donating to charity, and avoiding gossip at all costs. They tell their readers to wake up, exercise, and eat a well-balanced breakfast, all before […]

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