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Wilfrid Laurier University Centre for Student Success
July 29, 2014
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Are commas getting you down?

We can help. We have just published a new commas and end of sentence punctuation handout. Here's a little teaser:


Be sure to click on over to our handouts page or come by the Writing Centre (DAWB 1-102) to find many other useful resources. 

Le Camembert

How do you feel about pie charts? We love them almost as much as we love pencils! 

Did you know that in France, pie charts are called "le camembert" (as in the cheese)?


In Brazil, these awesome little charts are called pizza charts. Charts, food, and languages...what a way to begin the weekend! Hope you all have a great one!

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Another fan of pencils

I guess we can add eyewear company Warby Parker to the pencil fan club.  


photo via A Piece of Toast blog

More from David Rees - the Pencil Sharpening Expert

We just can't get enough of master artisanal pencil sharpener David Rees. Check out this video with David Rees and Palomino. We do actually have the Blackwing pencil (it's lovely) in our pencil collection at the Writing Centre. Feel free to come look at it in person.



screenshots taken from the video

Thanks to Ian S. for sending this my way.

Hot off the press

Boba and I have just finished working on our newest handout - Writing an Annotated Bibliography. Have a look and let us know what you think.


If you're looking for more resources, please check out our Resources page.





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