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AP changes rules for “hopefully,” share your #Grammarpeeves

2 years agoArts : Arts Post

The venerated AP Stylebook has just announced that it will now accept “it is hoped” as a definition for “hopefully,” in addition to the traditional “in a hopeful manner.” The historic Tweet: Read full article >>
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Hopefully, Now Accepted by AP Stylebook

Odd : Neatorama (2 years ago)

Hopefully, this bit of news won't upset you language purists too much: the Associated Press Stylebook has just affirmed that they've approved the use of "hopefully"... via (gasp!) Twitter, no less: “We now support the modern usage o... Read Post

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US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (18 hours ago)

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AP loosens up on ‘hopefully’

Industries / Media : Media Wire (2 years ago)

Hopefully, copy editors will find another spike on which to impale sentences. Says an update to the AP Stylebook: The traditional meaning is in a hopeful manner. Also acceptable is the modern usage: it’s hoped, we hope. Correct: “Yo... Read Post


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