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If you do something by mistake, it has happened accidentally. Not accidently. In Australia, we can partly blame the regular appearance of this error on 1990s pop combo Frente!
One of our main arguments at Mind Your Language is that the correct use of language, including punctuation, is essential because it ensures you look professional and convey your meaning accurately. The revelation of a major security hole in Apple’s iOS and Mac OS X software caused by a tiny coding error reminds us that accuracy with punctuation matters even more to developers, as the University of Western Australia’s David Glance explains.
When I first wrote a novel in 1991, I remember walking down the road and seeing a pretty girl and thinking “She might like me now.” I know that a lot of what I write seems to involve whether or not women like me. But that’s what I think about. I want people to like me. And, when I was younger, it was more important that women like me than that men like me.
Evernote is a cross-platform app that works something like a digital filing cabinet. We’ve talked about why so many people use it and how you should probably give it another try if you’re not hooked already. But today we want to take a closer look at how you might use it for something specific: writing fiction.