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Burbank Leader Opinion
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A Word, Please: 6 punctuation errors that can fly under the radar

Punctuation errors are often pretty glaring. A missing period at the end of a sentence, an extra period in the middle of a sentence or a comma placed outside of quotation marks leaps right out at editors and avid readers.

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In Theory panelists respond to a philosopher's argument that the Earth and other species wouldn't miss human beings should they become extinct because they have done irreparable harm to the environment.

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A Word, Please: Some editing errors can blindside you, but don’t despair

Mistakes writers aren't looking out for can be the easiest to overlook.

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