When I interviewed Constance Hale in 1998, I lauded her book, “Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital...
Updated: May 17, 2013, - 05:34 PM
I do love my iPhone. I do love my computer. I do love the Internet. I love their power and...
Updated: May 03, 2013, - 10:34 PM
Good things come in threes. Messages should have a beginning, a middle and an end. In speeches you should tell...
Updated: April 26, 2013, - 04:54 PM
I was running with my daughter’s goldendoodle, Addie, when her tongue lolled to one side and she started to lag....
Updated: April 05, 2013, - 05:12 PM
In a world where every nanosecond counts, you need to multitask, absorb information in a heartbeat and make rapid-fire decisions....
Updated: March 22, 2013, - 07:17 PM
In response to my advice on the correct use of semicolons and colons, John writes, “That was a superb semicolonoscopy;...
Updated: March 08, 2013, - 05:56 PM
I have some good news for you. English — the language you love and depend on — has not one,...
Updated: February 22, 2013, - 05:00 PM
How good are you, anyway? I'm referring to your writing.
Updated: February 03, 2013, - 03:26 PM
"If you're at a Target store, pay attention to the cash registers," Lori writes. "Each one has a message on the screen that says something like 'Save 5% everyday.' It's like fingernails on a chalkboard to me.
Updated: January 13, 2013, - 03:38 PM