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What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

Weird Al Yankovic, in his parody song “Word Crimes” goes further to dismiss those with grammar challenges. Singing to the tune of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, Yankovic says, “ I hate these word crimes/Your prose is dopey/Think you should only/ Read more

, Yukon Education

Let's look at some creative, perhaps unconventional ways to begin sentences: ... Start with intrigue: Stone cold, he passed from this life. White. Stiff. But smiling. Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

Whoa! I'm not telling you what to think; I'm just telling you (by these expressionistic marks [!!!]) how to think it. Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

The comma is not vital to our survival, but it is vital to our success as writers. Commas can have a jolting effect on readers when they are overused or used improperly. Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

Oh yeah … I almost forgot … The semicolon also doubles as a wink—;—not to be used in What’s Up Yukon. Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

Rising just above the horizon, the moon appears larger than it actually is, much larger than when it's overhead (ask James Cackette). The colon is like that—Abracadabra!—appearing in a way that has a sometimes-magical affect. Read more

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