Here, the term “best” is actually a noun. It is short for “best of luck.” “Best” is a confusing term because it can function as a verb (“she bests him at tennis”), adverb (“the best singing”), adjective (“the best singer”), or noun (“he did his best”). However, in “all the best,” it is a noun.… Continue reading Which is correct: “I wish you all the best” or “I wish you all the bests”?
As a professional editor, I annually edit about 1.5 million words of research on computer science and engineering topics. The tools I use must work well, and believe me, I’ve tried a few! In this article, I share the platforms and programs I frequently use for editing research, which I suspect would be useful for writing research as well.
The writing and editing of peer-reviewed research is a specialist topic. In this post, I list some free resources that can help you learn these skills.
Many abbreviations have a period at the end, for instance, “Feb.” and “etc.” Sentences also can have a period at the end. So what do you do when an abbreviation occurs at the end of a sentence?
I edit many papers after they’ve been rejected or sent back to the authors for major revisions. Often, I see the peer-review comments as well, and I see many mistakes come up again and again.