This installment of Say It Better Say It Right comes from a food company executive who made the statement as part of a public debate about the use of the term healthy on food labels.(Read More)
- On November 7, 2018
- On February 13, 2018
Last March, I wrote about three truck drivers in Maine who sued Oakhurst Dairy for more than four years of overtime pay. The lawsuit hinged on the absence of a serial comma. The serial comma is the one that goes before the conjunctions and or or in a list...(Read More)
- On January 16, 2018
Enclosed is an Action Plan for the Administration of President Donald J. Trump, which will help in getting America’s coal miners back to work.
That was the opening line in a letter to Vice President Pence from the head of Murray Energy.
Environmental concerns aside, the sentence should have read, Enclosed...(Read More)
- On October 3, 2017
With an incredibly demanding schedule full of 13-plus-hour days, every effort is being made to maximize Secretary Price’s ability to travel outside of Washington to meet with the American people.
That was part of the statement put out last month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in...(Read More)
- On July 26, 2017
The handsome man and I made some chitchat as we prepared for the meeting. Distracted, I dilly-dallied and ended up making a mish-mash of my presentation, so I ate a couple of Kit-Kat bars to console myself.
What am I talking about?
Nonsense, really. I’m just demonstrating the rule of ablaut...(Read More)