Posts By: Pam Nelson

A vs. an

In most instances, the choice between the articles “a” and “an” is easy. Use “a” before a word beginning with… Read more »

“Me” is OK

I ran across this in Rita Cosby’s Cosby Connection on MSNBC’s site: My SUV with my two colleagues and myself… Read more »

How to use colons

A reader found fault with this construction in a recent column: An acknowledgement here: I had an intense appetite for… Read more »

When words fail

For the past 10 days or so, we have been preoccupied with Hurricane Katrina and the heartbreaking aftermath. The coverage… Read more »