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Feb 8 2013

Grammar Hammer: The Premier Premiere?

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It's awards season, so for this week's Grammar Hammer, I thought I'd tackle the trickiness of "premier" vs. "premiere" (also, a suggestion from a loyal reader).

Paging through any number of magazines, how many times have you seen ads or read articles about various places or business touted as "the premiere [spa, resort, restaurant, software, etc.]"? This comes up more often than you might think in business writing. My handy-dandy AP Stylebook keeps things pretty simple when you’re trying to decide which word to use.

"Premiere" can be used as a noun or a verb and refers to a first performance.

Read the full post by PR Newswire customer content services manager Cathy Spicer on ProfNet Connect.

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