Last night I flew home from teaching in South Carolina, and this morning I had an email from one of my new Carolina friends: "I just thought of a question about something we didn't cover: when to use who vs. whom. . . . Any quick tips?" The quick tip is...
The other day our graphic designer, Debbie Esposito, emailed a common question: Which heading is punctuated correctly?    Heading 1: What Is "Computers for Kids"?    Heading 2: What Is "Computers for Kids?" To recognize the correct heading, follow this rule: If the entire sentence (or heading) is a question, the question...
While others comment about U.S. independence from British rule on this American holiday, I'm thinking about another rule: the rule of numbers in dates. These numbers are rendered correctly:     July 4 is a U.S. holiday.     The Fourth of July is a U.S. holiday.     The 4th of...