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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2011-07-29 11:35:24

Registered: 2006-12-04
Posts: 3

Emily format for MLA Format

“About once a year I get a student who asks whether the research paper must be written in “Emily format.” This was in response to someone who quoted a student writing about “Lehman’s terms” (layman’s). … s#Comments



#2 2011-07-29 15:20:15

From: California
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 1665

Re: Emily format for MLA Format

That’s a wonderful addition to our collection of Lehman’s terms. I use MLA but have never encountered this before—I’ll have to keep an ear out.

The thread you point to is also interesting to me as a writing instructor—people express a really broad range of attitudes towards discussing student errors online.



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