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Use of "so" as end of answer. I know there was a blog or discussion on here but I can't find it now.

Sorry in advance, as I know this was already discussed on here, but I can't find the discussion. I'm proofing a Q & A and almost every other answer ends with and unneeded "so" which my CR currently has as ending with a period. I know she doesn't like -- and ... isn't really correct as she isn't trailing off, she'll give a complete answer and ad (so) to the end for God knows what reason. This is a bad habit, I guess, that she ends sentences with "so". I'm thinking the . would be correct. "I… Continue

Added by Thomas Herman on January 8, 2010 at 16:41 — 10 Comments

Question Regarding "ish"

Okay, I feel odd writing this but I looked around and never found the answer so I'm hoping for some feedback.

I was doing a proof and a doctor answered low-averagish intellect before the accident. Wouldn't that be low-average-ish before the accident; or low average-ish before the accident? I was wondering why it was written as such, I know "ish" is a common term in pop culture lingo but I was a bit thrown off that a doctor used it in that manner. I marked it for the reporter… Continue

Added by Thomas Herman on September 15, 2009 at 22:04 — 7 Comments

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