The Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

Punctuation matters when crafting academic assignments, and September 24’s National Punctuation Day offers you an opportunity to brush up on your skills.

Avoiding apostrophe catastrophes.  Tamra Ross Low demystifies the apostrophe with four simple rules.  “Unlike pluralization and spelling, the rules for using the apostrophe are simple, concrete and consistent.”  The Vexing Apostrophe, October 2, 2002.

When you need a grammar refresher.  Barbara Lehtiniemi lauds The Voice’s Writer’s Toolbox column, and offers links to other grammar resources for those returning to academic studies.  “Decades of informal conversation and hasty writing definitely has had an eroding effect.”  Getting Laid, June 13, 2014.