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4 Jul

Apostrophes

Apostrophes

Misuse of apostrophes is the classic mistakes which picky grammarians use to fuel their campaign about the importance of correct punctuation. Of course, the two instances in which the apostrophe is commonly used are to indicate missing letters in an abbreviation (eg don’t, won’t, can’t, shouldn’t, that’s) and to indicate possession – something belonging to […]

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10 Sep

Proofers vs The Competition

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With many students approaching submission deadlines over the coming few weeks, at Proofers, we’ve taken some time to compare our services with those of other proofreading companies around the UK. We always strive to offer value for money without compromising quality and we were pleasantly surprised by what we found. Proofers offers a consistently better […]

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19 Jul

Our ‘Supa Dupa’ brand new website has officially launched!

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Following months of discussion and numerous meetings with our development team we are pleased to launch our new website. We’ve developed the site so it’s user friendly and easy to use. We offer the same core services, namely proofreading, copy editing, plagiarism checking and document formatting. Most importantly, you will be happy to know the […]

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16 Jul

Proofreading Gaffes are Humourous but Deadly


Proofreading mistakes have embarrassed writers past and present. But they will always remain a source of humour for all of us. If only they has used a proofreading service! Lawful Sinning Cheating partners were reassured by the 1632 edition of the King James Bible that they had holy backing for their illicit sinning. With a […]

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16 Jul

The Most Common Homophones


You are writing the initial chapter of your book on Microsoft Word. Intermittently, a red squiggly line appears under a misspelt word. Immediately, it is corrected and you let out a sigh of relief. Now, rewind back. You are writing the initial chapter of your book on Microsoft Word. However, a helpful red line doesn’t […]

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