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Who or whom? Tips and reminders for writers of all levels on numbers, subjunctive voice and other tricky bits from the keeper of the NY Times style standards.

After Deadline: Newsroom Notes on Usage and Style

After Deadline examines questions of grammar, usage and style encountered by writers and editors of The Times. It is adapted from a weekly newsroom critique overseen by Philip B. Corbett, the associate managing editor for standards, who is also in charge of The Times’s style manual.” Source: After Deadline Blog

As careful as we try to be with words, sometimes our eyes glaze over and our brains freeze when we encounter numbers. Just pausing for an extra moment over a number — does this figure make sense? — might be enough to save us from some unfortunate corrections.” Source: Philip B. Corbett

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