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You'll find answers to hundreds of questions, from how to make acronyms plural (is it PC's or PCs?) to how to get rid of acronyms completely.

Other topics include subjunctives, the serial comma, subject-verb agreement, the who-whom distinction, when it is all right to be passive, forming possessives from names like Jones, and understanding the differences between British and American English.

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