US English vs. UK English

Apart from some very obvious differences between US English and UK English, such as the spellings(US: color, traveled, dialog–UK: colour, travelled, dialogue) and the use of the serial comma( in American English), here are some more differences. 1) Singular and Plural nouns:In US English, you would say ” The Clash is […]

Proofreading software

These days there is software for almost every kind of need. So it is with proofreading as well. There is proofreading software available these days by the name of whitesmoke. They claim that it checks for spelling errors, grammatical errors, punctuation errors, and that there is a synonym dictionary and […]

Style Sheets and Style Guides

A style sheet is a document the copyeditor prepares that lists the grammatical conventions and the distinctive treatment of words (capitalization, hyphenation, favored spellings, etc.) within a particular text. Information such as ““Fragments are acceptable with this author’s style” and “Split infinitives are acceptable with this author’s style” and the […]