Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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Monday, October 5, 2009


When communicating with written word, have you ever noticed how we overuse the word "that"?
Example: Did you know that online marketing is a critical component of a successful communications plan?
Now that I've mentioned it, you'll start to notice how often "that" is used unnecessarily.
Did you know, online marketing is a critical component of successful communications?

What examples do you encounter? Please pass them along...

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Where have the well-written gone?

Ensure or insure? They're or their?
These are just a couple of incorrect uses of language I witnessed this week.
I'm certain there were others, but these two I noticed.
Have you encountered any blunders recently? Please share! What were they?