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 practice, research, writing and technology.
Research & Writing
Miscellaneous Misuses, Part 2
An assortment of things to avoid. At its most basic: Something can’t be more or less basic; once you’re at the base, that’s far as you can go. Chomping at the bit: Purists often say that really should be champing (and they’re not wrong). But champ and chomp mean the same thing: to chew vigorously, to munch, to bite at something hard like a horse’s bit. …