Tag: grammar

Jan 25

Is the Internet Disrupting Our Language, too?

My daughter and son hated to show me their English homework. Despite my intention to be gentle, their writing never completely satisfied their old man, who spent his days prodding journalists to write better. I remember being perturbed that papers graded by their teachers would come home with spelling and grammar errors uncorrected or with …

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Oct 15

6 ways to improve online writing

In the last couple of months, friends have asked me to review new Internet marketing websites they’ve built and offer advice. I look at design, search optimization and content. Probably because of my journalism experience, I tend to notice language problems first. I’m always surprised when folks don’t realize their writing is um, murky. Their …

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