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Old 10-01-2019, 02:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Client has maintained 100% accuracy for 3 consecutive sessions[em-dash] asking the therapist Wh- questions, following conditional directions[Oxford comma] and sequencing stories.
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Old 10-01-2019, 03:09 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It's not correct to begin a sentence with "and", while also not capitalizing the first letter.
Oops! That was supposed to be a comma! I submit that "Client has maintained 100% accuracy for 3 consecutive sessions asking the therapist Wh- questions, following conditional directions, and sequencing stories."

makes more sense than:

"Client has maintained 100% accuracy for 3 consecutive sessions asking the therapist Wh- questions, following conditional directions. Sequencing stories."

I try to proofread at least once, which is fun, because the site usually tells me to save while I am proofreading, if it does not say that my session expired and I need to log in again.

Usually I just close that box and resume working.

She rejected many sets of notes because I had double periods. I never figured out why that happened, but I search for ".." before I submit.

She had me install Grammarly, which I am sure would improve the readability of most celebrities' tweets, but it is far more annoying than useful for me.

I am sure that if I copied the sentence she disliked to Word it would not catch whatever offended her senses.
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Old 10-01-2019, 03:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yeah, Word didn't catch anything.

I usually read through my longer posts and correct awkward sentences, spelling and punctuation errors, and organizational issues. Often my ending sentence or paragraph makes more sense as the opening. I tend to reuse the same words and phrases at the end of sentences twice in a row, such as above when I ended "though" in 2 consecutive sentences.

My revision still misses tons of stuff though, and I often don't catch them until someone quotes me and I read what was quoted hours or days later. It bothers freebeard that I go back and correct or clarify my posts because then quoted text loses the connection to the original thing being responded to.
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