We send countless emails each day, and yet, many of us may not think too much about the wording we use. Sure, you've proofread and run everything through spellcheck, but are you checking to see if … [Read more...]
Are Your Language Skills Up To Par?
A friend of mine just returned from France, where she stayed with friends who own a lovely chateau there. Her friends have spent every summer there for the past seven years, but, amazingly, the wife … [Read more...]
The Words That Could Hurt Your Career
A career expert I was recently reading about has made some excellent points with regards to how vocabulary can impact your image. Apparently, some people—women especially—tend to use soft, passive … [Read more...]
A Lesson on Insensitive Language
I’ve often railed against people who use words like “retarded” and “gay” as pejoratives. I find it very offensive and ignorant, and apparently I’m not the only one. This week I’m sharing an open … [Read more...]