AP Style: How to Use Ellipses

AP Style: How to Use Ellipses

AP Style: How to Use Ellipses AP Style: How to Use Ellipses One of the more commonly misused and overused punctuation marks is the ellipsis. I’ve encountered far too many maddening late-night emails literally dotted with ellipses signifying either incoherent...
What Are Absolute Adjectives?

What Are Absolute Adjectives?

What Are Absolute Adjectives? What Are Absolute Adjectives? When a popular television program resurrected a recently deceased character, I felt it set a dangerous precedent. If death was not the end, then what was to prevent the return of any dead villain? A friend...
What Are Superlative Adjectives?

What Are Superlative Adjectives?

What Are Superlative Adjectives? What Are Superlative Adjectives? I often hear people declaring this or that to be the “stupidest thing.” In one instance, I recall a would-be grammarian retorting that the declaration itself was the “most stupid.” Unwarranted hyperbole...

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