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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology.

Research & Writing

Split Infinitives; Or, Star Trek, You Have a Lot to Answer For
Neil Guthrie

The infinitive of a verb is the form with ‘to’ in front of it. As in, to be or not to be. A split infinitive is a verb in this form, but with something stuck between to and the main bit: to not be, by way of example. …

Practice

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Email
Andrea Cannavina

Slow Down.The point is to use email to increase productivity, not be the fastest to respond. Common courtesy is to respond within 24 hours. …

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