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Ted Nesbitt


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I am the bibliographic instruction and reference librarian at a public college. Some members of the English department recommend me to their students. I offer assistance in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph development. My master`s thesis concerns William Faulkner`s tragic novels. I formerly taught advanced placement English at two schools in the Philadelphia area.

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B. A. and M. A in English; MSIS in Library & Information Sciences; graduate study in philosophy

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2016-12-04 Peter must not leave until having fixed the motors issue.:

Dear Leonardo:    Please indicate if the following sentence is grammatically correct. If it is not then, then please re-phrase it.  Sentence:  “Peter must not leave until having fixed the motors issue

2016-11-30 On that day / At that day:

Dear Leonardo:    It is good to hear from you again!    *****    1) November 10th is a public holiday and maybe we won’t work on that day.  2) November 10th is a public holiday and maybe we won’t work

2016-11-29 Let go of:

Dear Paolo:      When do you use the phrase "let go of"?    The phrase can be used literally:  "Please, let go of my arm."    It is also used figuratively:  "The idea is in my head and I cannot let go

2016-11-24 Ahead, forward, & on:

Dear Paolo:      Are there any differences among "keep moving AHEAD," "keep moving FORWARD," and "keep moving ON"?    If so, when should I use each of them?    Would you please give me some examples?

2016-11-22 Interjection:

Dear Rich:    You have given me another "learning lesson."    I am pasting in below a few "snippets" of information I have found.    I came across one forum in which a man claimed that "Merry Christmas


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