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The magical alphabet of OCR: a trap for authors and proofreaders

August 29, 2014


OCR software mistakes symbols. Computer reading.Optical character recognition (OCR) is a blessing for publishers and authors, converting an image of text into a document, for example in Word. Magic! A lost manuscript restored from hard copy!

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Writing tip: principle or principal?

July 28, 2014

This pair of words has been stumping people forever, and no wonder— they have rather similar meanings, and one of them (principal) has three meanings.

The word principle is always a noun and it is always a thing (not a person). Principle means a standard, basic truth, law or rule. A principle can be theoretical (the osmosis principle) or moral (standing up for your principles).  

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