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Editorial Conference: Special Election Edition Part 3

Part 3 of the Special Election Edition of Editorial Conference begins with the grammatical errors in the exercise on Part 2.     Let’s keep that...

Editorial Conference: Election Edition Part 2

We promised at the end of Part 1 to bring you a second part of this special edition of Editorial Conference. Part 2 begins...

Editorial Conference: Election Edition Part 1

The 2019 general election threw up a few surprises. It also left some grammatical landmarks that are likely to lead unsuspecting users of the...

EDITORIAL CONFERENCE 13: Ambiguity

Hello there! Hope you enjoyed our Special Edition. We return to our promise to examine causes of and remedies for Ambiguity in sentence construction. Ambiguity...

EDITORIAL CONFERENCE 12: Wrong Expressions (Special Edition)

  We resume with a Special Edition of Editorial Conference contributed by a veteran in the business.       We should pray without seizing. (By fire by...

EDITORIAL CONFERENCE 11: Wrong Expressions

I called the police to diffuse the bomb so people won’t die. (Murderer!) Malapropism again! This is the opposite of what is intended. To...

Editorial Conference

 While some are procrastinating, many are making millions from blogging.     BULLET POINTS Who would benefit from this book? Editors and Reporters who want to hone their...

EDITORIAL CONFERENCE 10: Still On Wrong Expressions

In response to popular demand, we continue our series on Wrong or Frequently Misused Expressions. Instead for her to greet the boss she frowned. (Insubordination!) Instead...

EDITORIAL CONFERENCE 9:  More on wrong expressions

    We continue with Wrong Expressions: Thank God for a brown new month. (What about yellow moon?) This is a case of malapropism. The intended word in...

EDITORIAL CONFERENCE 8: Prepositions

Session 7 ended with a promise to tackle those “troublesome tiny words in the English Language”. Here we go: Basically, Prepositions are words that indicate...