Posts by Sarah Sweet

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

Arts & Culture

Please Stop Sending Me the Oxford Comma Story

Copy editors have lives outside of punctuation—but also, I love commas

Arts & Culture

Trump's Typo Problem: Human Error, or Willful Ignorance?

The number of mistakes signals that important people don’t know what they’re doing—and couldn’t care less

Arts & Culture

Can You Trust Your Dictionary?

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

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‘Alt-Right’ and the Danger of Euphemisms

The media should not help white nationalists rebrand bigotry

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Understanding Trump’s Grammar

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