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Starting Sentences With “And” or “But”: A Tale As Old As Time

By Ross Guberman / April 10, 2023 /

I’ve written elsewhere about the myth that you can’t start sentences with “And,” “But,” or “Yet.” And (see what I did?) there’s nothing new here. Look below! Arts and Letters William Shakespeare (Hamlet) But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue. Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice) And to all this she must yet…

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Making Peace With “Which” vs. “That”: A Cheat Sheet

By Ross Guberman / March 12, 2023 /

Which “which” vs. “that” rules make you wish that grammar evaporated? Do “which” hunts sometimes feel like witch hunts? Help is on the way! This post will share my best “which vs. that” trick, along with examples from opinions, a brief, and a contract. Let’s start with this example. Why did the Federal Trade Commission…

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Law360: “How BigLaw Is Using Writing Tools To Maximize Attorneys’ Time”

By Ross Guberman / November 14, 2022 /
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