1. Experience is a great teacher, and I have had over four years using a Caption Call telephone. It helps with my Low Register hearing disability. You manage the contacts and preferences from your page on the Caption Call website. One especially nice feature is saving conversations to view later.These conversations are saved until you choose to delete them. Some reasons to save captioned calls include:
2. The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, introduced its groundbreaking eighth edition of the MLA Handbook earlier this year at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair, in Los Angeles. The handbook offers an innovative approach to documenting sources. No longer focused on a source's publication format, MLA style now emphasizes the elements common to most works and gives writers in all fields-from the sciences to the humanities-the tools to intuitively combine these elements.
3. AP Stylebook Editors lowercase "Internet" and "Web" in June 2016. You can get it online. If you're a journalist, it's well worth it.
4. I hope things are going well for you. I appreciate your taking time to browse through this newsletter, which is designed just for you. Here's one of my favorite quotes: "Every now and then a man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions." O.W. Holmes
Grammar Tip - numbers
Here's what most people practice for general writing as opposed to scientific or technical writing:
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The Austen Family Music Books This collection consists of eighteen printed and manuscript music books owned by members of the Austen family, including the writer Jane Austen, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Caption Call is a revolutionary telephone for anyone who has difficulty hearing on the phone. Hearing loss affects millions of Americans for many different reasons such as age, illness, injury, loud working conditions, and military service. It does not, however, have to limit the quality of their phone conversations. CaptionCall makes it easy to communicate confidently with friends, family and colleagues by phone.
Sucker punch: destroyed images of 1930s rural America - in pictures: An archive of 175,000 images shows post-Depression America at its most desperate - especially the negatives killed off with an ominous hole-punch
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Tales from the Terminal Room - A free newsletter for anyone who uses electronic media, and particularly the Internet, for locating information. Content includes reviews and comparisons of information sources; updates on business information resources; dealing with technical and access problems; and news of RBA's training courses and publications.
Investigative Resource Center: Put together by US-based investigative consultancy IRI, this site contains links to global open sources, searchable by category and region. Here you can find links to corporate and court records, government sites and national newspapers.
World Atlas of Language Structures: a large database of structural (phonological, grammatical, lexical) properties of languages gathered from descriptive materials (such as reference grammars) by a team of 55 authors. The first version of WALS was published as a book with CD-ROM in 2005 by Oxford University Press.
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