Pros Writing in the News

Grammar nazis are alive and well

This Embarrasses You and I*

One of my Bama colleagues sent me this link to a recent Wall Street Journal piece on grammar in the workplace.  It’s generated 671 comments as I write this. Whew!

1 comment

  1. When writing for public consumption, if you follow standard usage (e.g. “for you and me”) and punctuation (e.g. “those buildings’ windows), you’ll always be safe. If you deviate (e.g. “for you and I” or “those building’s windows”), you run the risk of being perceived an illiterate.

    A prudent person doesn’t jeopardize his or her future.

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