I’m often asked where I get my ideas for this column. The answer is from you — that is, from...
Updated: November 16, 2014, - 02:00 PM
How would you describe American business writing style?In other words, how would you describe our style of business communication compared...
Updated: November 02, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Do you love e-mail? Do you hate it? Do you have mixed feelings about it?I’ve been asking participants in my...
Updated: October 19, 2014, - 02:00 PM
To get off to a quick start when writing your next message, say, “I am writing to you because,” and...
Updated: October 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Some of the queries about advertising on my website are circumspect in describing their “educational product.” Others are unapologetic:“I’m a...
Updated: September 21, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Why would anyone watch a music video that begins, “Everybodyshutup,” and concludes by telling people who make 29 common language...
Updated: September 07, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Isn’t it amazing the way your computer saves and wastes your time, liberates and controls you, entertains and annoys you?...
Updated: August 24, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Ah, summer. Don’t you love it?The other day, while sitting with a big frosty glass of lemonade in the shade...
Updated: August 03, 2014, - 02:00 PM
“Aren’t they awful? Aren’t they terrible? Young people just aren’t being taught to write.”Almost without exception, that’s the first thing...
Updated: July 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM