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, not...
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
The year is 2017. My 4-year-old granddaughter Stephanie (not her real name) looks wide-eyed at our holiday dinner, her face aglow with candlelight, and exclaims, "Let's eat Grammy!"
Updated: December 30, 2012, - 02:07 PM
In an earlier column I ventured the comment that "many attorneys are excellent writers" who "care about precise communication."
Updated: December 16, 2012, - 04:07 PM
Imagine spending seven hours in a room with 30 or 40 attorneys. Actually, it's more fun than you might think.
Updated: December 02, 2012, - 04:02 PM
"I want you to make me a better writer, Doc," said my luncheon companion. "Hang on. Gotta take this call. Anyways, my boss says my co-worker Britney and myself gotta stop flaunting all those grammar rules."
Updated: November 18, 2012, - 07:02 PM