Sept 7 - flier/flyer-flier = a handbill(something on wall-flyer = proper name of some trains/busses VERBS helping verb-used for emphasis don't

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September 7 HOT TOPICS - That -- for inanimate objects and with restrictive (essential) clauses -- no comma before - Which -- use for nonrestrictive clauses -- comma - everyday/every day --everyday (adjective) "everyday homework" --every day (adverb) "I have homework every day." - faze/phase -- faze means to embarrass or dis- turb -- phase is a stage or aspect. .. - first annual -- NO SUCH THING! either 'first' or 'annual'. NOT BOTH. - first time ever. .. use first time - past experience. .. use experience - backwards/forwards/towards. .. NOT WORDS NO 's'! - apostrophes
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--He received all A's. (single let- ters - use) --She loves the 1940s. (multi # - don't use) --He can sing his ABCs. (multi - don't use) - farther/further --farther = physical distance --further = an extension of time or degree
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Unformatted text preview: - flier/flyer--flier = a handbill (something on wall)--flyer = proper name of some trains/busses VERBS- helping verb--used for emphasis- don't confuse "of" with "have"--of is a preposition--have is a verb- can/could. ..may/might--can is able/may is permission- when not to use "have/had"--don't use have or had when the words incorrectly imply a wish, choice or desire- linking verb/complete verb- conjugation--page 63 of "Working with Words" ACTIVE/PASSIVE VOICE- active = doing or initiating the doing- passive = subject received the action- WRITE IN ACTIVE! PASSIVE- "The cargo was damaged on the flight to Tulsa." DO NOT verb a noun! DO NOT split infinitives. ..- "She wants to casually walk into the room" WRONG! Move casually be-hind walk. .. Said over say...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course MC 2003 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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Sept 7 - flier/flyer-flier = a handbill(something on wall-flyer = proper name of some trains/busses VERBS helping verb-used for emphasis don't

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