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March 29, 2019 ACES News

AP Stylebook adds new umbrella entry for race-related coverage, issues new hyphen guidance and other changes

Stylebook changes announced Friday at ACES national conference also included percent to % and 'data is'


March 28, 2019 ACES News

Election results: Familiar faces re-elected

​ACES welcomes familiar faces back to the 2019 Executive Committee.


March 4, 2019 Contests and Awards

Singular "they" emerges victorious in ACES' 2019 Grammar Day Tweeted Limerick Contest

ACES' judges for the 2019 National Grammar Day Tweeted Limerick Contest announce the winners.


February 27, 2019 Contests and Awards

Celebrate National Grammar Day 2019 with a limerick

National Grammar Day is nearly upon us, so it’s time to get ready to enjoy — or participate in! — the ACES National Grammar Day Tweeted Limerick Contest.


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.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Chiasmus X Marks the Spot

A chiasmus is a rhetorical device in which the order of the terms in the first of two parallel clauses is reversed in the second.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Clamp Down on Unhelping Verbs

Too often, writers will unnecessarily build up verb phrases, which is known as smothering verbs.