206.465.9146 joanne@7madronas.com

At least once a week I stumble upon the comprise/compose error.

The definition of comprise implies the word of, so please don’t add yet another ofCompose, meanwhile needs the of.

The whole comprises the parts.

The whole is composed of the parts.

Our marketing team comprises editors, writers, and designers.

Our marketing team is composed of editors, writers, and designers.

Your mnemonic: if you see the o, add the of.