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Unformatted text preview: August 29 S&S HOT TOPICS- adviser....not advisor- email....no hyphen- website....one word- all right....two words- smart phone....two words- percent....not %- each other....involving only two- one another....involving more than two- NEVER abbreviate days of the week- It's "more than"....not "over" with numbers "She makes more than $50,000 per year." "over" is for spatial relationships "He flew over the mountains."- Internet....is always capitalized- Titles ....uppercase directly before a person's name Coach is NOT a title...it's a job description "Cowboys coach Mike Gundy" Don't use "head coach"- Among/Between... Among is surrounded by three or more separate things "The cash was divided among Jim, John and Jane." Between involves only two or a num- ber of things compared two at a time "Negotiations are under way between the professor and the college." Subjects and Objects Ask 'who' or 'what' to find the subject "noun or pronoun that does acting or being ..." Direct Object direct receiver of the action...
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