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How To Spot A Fake Coronavirus Expert

How To Spot A Fake Coronavirus Expert

Here’s the thing about a pandemic: it’s everywhere. Everybody wants to read something reassuring. Everybody wants to say something useful. Everybody thinks their perspective matters. And most of us should just shut up so we can hear the actual experts speak.

No One Likes A Grammar Snob

No One Likes A Grammar Snob

Be careful when you ask for writing advice. Some people want to do it the right way — determine what you want to say and to whom, and help you do so. But some only want to bring you in line with their idea of “correct” writing. They’re pedants, who…