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June 24, 2019

Context Menus — Productivity Boosters

​The context menu is a pop-up of options in any program that changes depending on what the mouse is pointing at when you open it.


June 20, 2019 ACES News

7 Steps to Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Editor

John Jantsch’s The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself can help you shape your marketing strategy.


June 13, 2019

You Know More About SEO Than You Think You Do

Search engine optimization (SEO) is all about common sense.


June 12, 2019 ACES News

A Mouthful of Etymologies

Why are any of our teeth called what they’re called?


April 19, 2019 Resources

Ten Signs of “Lifted” Text

Watch for these telltale signs that text has been copy–pasted


March 11, 2019 Resources

Which Dictionary?

Here are some key dictionaries, which style guides use them, and differences among them.


February 7, 2019 ACES News

Meet the 2019 ACES board candidates

Meet the nine people running for five positions in the 2019 ACES Executive Committee election.


January 10, 2019 ACES News

Speech Scientist Rupal Patel to be keynote speaker at ACES 2019

ACES announces 2019 keynote speaker


January 1, 2019 ACES News

A Two-Carat Post

Somehow, the jewelry business wound up with two homophones to classify the two materials it uses most, gold and gems.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

A Heart-Rending Usage Tip

One definition of heart-wrenching is “injuring by violent twisting or straining.” However, the traditional idiom is heart-rending.