Be a Better Writer--Ask Me Anything (Again)

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Re: Be a Better Writer--Ask Me Anything (Again)

Post by oursilverstrands » Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:12 pm

Jan, I don't remember seeing the answer to the following anywhere, so forgive me if I missed it. What is the acceptable use of the plural for genius? The word, Geniuses, does not have the right "ring."

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Re: Be a Better Writer--Ask Me Anything (Again)

Post by glorybee » Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:18 pm

lish1936 wrote:Jan, I don't remember seeing the answer to the following anywhere, so forgive me if I missed it. What is the acceptable use of the plural for genius? The word, Geniuses, does not have the right "ring."

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It's geniuses.

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Re: Be a Better Writer--Ask Me Anything (Again)

Post by oursilverstrands » Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:26 pm

Many thanks! :)

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I write even when I think I can't, because I must. :-)

I love to write. Nothing escapes the crush I have on the written word. I'm hooked on words!!

"Let words bewitch you. Scrutinze them, mull them, savor them, and in combination, until you see their subtle differences and the ways they tint each other." Francis Flaherty

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