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To be used in all references in the Maryland Independent to describe the attacks in the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001.
The Maryland Independent has decided to use “moonbounce,” instead of “Moon Bounce” or “moon-bounce.” Staff photo by MEGHAN RUSSELL
To avoid jargon, do not use these words (use these instead) Fled (explain how they left, i.e., ran away, rode a bicycle etc.) Responded (went to) Advised (told, suggested etc.) Conducted an investigation (investigated) Use the type of criminal indicated … Continue reading
dangling modifiers Avoid modifiers that do not refer clearly and logically to some word in the sentence. Dangling: Taking our seats, the game started. (Taking does not refer to the subject, game or any other word in the sentence.) Correct: … Continue reading
damage, damages Damage is destruction: Authorities said damage from the storm would total more than $1 billion. Damages are awarded by a court as compensation for injury, loss, etc.: The woman received $25,000 in damages.