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To Grammar’s House

Hopefully, we’ll see it rarely

“To Grammar’s House” is a regular column by the Boston Globe copy desk on the style and language used in the newspaper.

Our colleagues at the Associated Press Stylebook have a new child, introduced last month by the bashful parents. Most of us will be familiar with this newly acknowledged member of their family, having used it to clear our throats while we tried to compose our thoughts, hopefully, to impress our audience with what else we might say.

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