Afflicted With Diaeresis?

If you’re an avid New Yorker reader like I am, you’re probably familiar with this little accent mark–often mistaken for the German umlaut–that’s placed over words with two consecutive vowels:

Coöperation, coördinate, reëngineer, and preëminent to name a few.

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Titles: When to Cap and When Not to

Just to be clear, I’m talking about position titles, not book/movie/article titles (already covered that–at least in part–here).

So, titles: to capitalize or not to capitalize?

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Literally: The Word We Love To Use Incorrectly

A meme with a naked woman at a dinner party, who, literally, has nothing to wear

Yes, sometimes you mean something literally–but most of the time you don’t.

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