If you say “He don’t know nothin’ ” in an interview for a white-collar job, you won’t get the job. And...
Updated: July 08, 2014, - 02:58 PM
Singular is singular, and plural is plural, and never the twain shall meet, as Rudyard Kipling would no doubt agree....
Updated: June 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM
What do good management and good writing have in common?Whether managing a travel baseball team for the Woodbury Athletic Association...
Updated: June 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM
In response to my column about how handheld devices are affecting the reading and writing habits of young people, Donna...
Updated: May 18, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Aolukhhg FCC JPEG hbnmhghgfyjpMy first text message from my 13-month-old granddaughter!“What does it mean?” my wife asks.Obviously, it means our...
Updated: May 04, 2014, - 02:00 PM
When you follow[-]up with a follow[-]up letter, which follow up takes the hyphen?To answer that question, let’s talk about compounds....
Updated: April 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM
If Patrick Henry had said, “I’d give anything for liberty, even my life,” we wouldn’t be quoting him today.Instead, he...
Updated: April 16, 2014, - 10:27 AM
Why do some writers become wordy when they refer to time? Are they trying to make themselves sound more important?...
Updated: March 23, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Let’s talk about schemes. Not schemes of the nefarious sort, but schemes of word order.There are various types, including schemes...
Updated: March 09, 2014, - 02:00 PM