Posts by Sarah Sweet

Sarah Sweet (@catastrophizer) is the magazine's copy editor.

Arts & Culture

Can You Trust Your Dictionary?

The Canadian Oxford can be a writer’s best friend—if they understand its limitations

Arts & Culture

‘Alt-Right’ and the Danger of Euphemisms

The media should not help white nationalists rebrand bigotry

Arts & Culture

Understanding Trump’s Grammar

It’s tempting to mock the way Trump speaks — but doing so plays right into his tiny hands

Arts & Culture

Grammar's Star Trek Rule

Resistance is futile—just split your infinitives, already

Arts & Culture

Don’t Be a Grammar Troll

The web may be a pedant’s paradise, but there are good reasons to keep your asterisks to yourself

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