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

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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