Monthly Archives: November 2015

To read

stout & dasgupta, “When he doesn’t mean you: Gender-exclusive language as ostracism”

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Muphry’s Law

Murphy’s Law is that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.  In a Murphistic universe, it follows that we also need to be wary of Muphry’s Law: “If you write anything criticizing proofreading or editing, there will be a … Continue reading

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How Quickly Should You Reply to an Email?

When I teach Advanced Business Writing, I emphasize process: pre-write, write, revise.  When composing an email — especially one that has high stakes involved for the sender or the receiver — the benefits of thinking through audience, purpose & intended … Continue reading

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