Benjamin Dreyer

Random House copy chief, and author of “Dreyer’s English”

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Benjamin Dreyer on KCRW

What grammatical error does Benjamin Dreyer run into most when editing? Hypercorrection.

When to use ‘who’ versus ‘whom,’ and why you should freely use adjectives and adverbs

What grammatical error does Benjamin Dreyer run into most when editing? Hypercorrection.

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary has selected “pandemic” as 2020’s word of the year.

Pandemic: Merriam-Webster’s 2020 word of the year

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Merriam-Webster updated the definition of "they" to include its use as a nonbinary pronoun.

The significance of ‘they’ as Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

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