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Frost giants: eighteen feet tall or eighteen-foot-tall?

Question–is that an eighteen-foot-tall frost giant or is it eighteen feet tall? Answer: yes and yes, except frost giants are typically only fifteen feet tall. Confused?  Me too, so I have been researching.  While in spoken English we tend to … Continue reading

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Grammar Demons

Grammar.  One of the many nemeses of writers.  Not quite as evil as Writers Block or Post Rejection Syndrome, but one of our banes for sure.  Especially for those of us who foolishly majored in engineering (or science or music … Continue reading

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