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  • Happy Thanksgiving to all!  I'm on the hunt for a book that covers legalese for writers - criminal law specifically. I've got three students at Osgoode Hall Law school...
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  • Started by Laura G Owens
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    Hi, I'm listening to a wonderful CD, "Building Great Sentences" a series of lectures, 28 hours, by Professor Brooks Landon. While it is pretty academic and seeped in...
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  • Started by Ripley Patton
    Last reply by Catrina Barton
    Do the teens in your book say, "Buzz off"? Do they use terminology from your adolescence, not today's adolescence? Do they swear too much or not enough? Do they have r...
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  • Wow.   Stunning...those last lines, especially.  Perfect description...nothing fancy, to-the-point direct terminology, but hard-hitting and snappy...very good.  Well-put in every way.  Subtle, snappy and quick...amazing. Congratulations :) Terrific triumph.
  • Jill, absolutely I'll be mindful in terminology! The word choice can reflect character and subtext. On a personal level, I wish there was a way to value animal life more... To increase quality of life and rethink ownership as guardianship.
  • I am so with you Sarah. When I had my brief turn as an entrepreneur, it was mind-boggling trying to keep up with the terminology. Things like "disruptive technologies"...