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An approach to “approach to”

Editing is interesting. Sometimes the discussions around an edit become much more interesting. And there is always a duel between editors who want to think language can be kept simple and editors who think otherwise. Many a times, there is no result. Recently...

Oh No, Mr Venn, Not Again

We copy editors are always on the lookout for information. Not as aggressive as Google, which accesses and stores every bit of information that comes its way (quite literally), copy editors look out for information that they need. It could be the spelling or usage of...

Thank you, Team Journalist

Since I started writing this blog I’ve been using the Journalist theme. Till this morning, that is. Somehow, I have had this feeling of moving on to a different theme, and was looking for one that would meet my expectations. A simple theme, without much of...

Mr Venn, tell me more

The last post explained how restrictive (or defining) relative clauses create a proper subset of a set. In other words, these clauses classify the noun into two: one that is governed by the relative clause definition; the other that is not. But an important...