As writers, we all want our work to have that special je ne sais quoi...or is it je ne sais quoi? How do you know when to italicize a foreign phrase in your writing? Unlike conjugating verbs in Japanese, the answer is easier than you might think. Single words or short...
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Mail Call: Is it Okay To Reuse Phrases From Your Own Work?
We recently received an interesting question sent by a reader to our general inbox: Dear Writer’s Relief, Is it okay to use the same phrases or lines of mine in different things that I’m writing? Is that legal if the works get published? The Big-Picture Answer:...
Common Expressions: Their Origins And History
The origins and history of commonly used expressions and idioms. Funny expressions and where they come from: Getting sacked, Raining cats and dogs, Spill the beans, Know the ropes, Cut to the chase, Pipe dream, Pie in the sky, Put a sock in it.
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