Many years ago...
As a kid, I corrected my friends' grammar and spelling in the neighborhood (really) and graduated to helping good writers get to be better writers just by thinking, talking, and listening.
Today, we still think, talk, and listen in my classes, as well as laugh about the English language and some of our difficulties in communicating.
One of my wonderful readers asked, “Can you explain why my boss corrects the word ‘myself’ in the following sentence?” “Please send your questions to Joe or myself.” I am delighted to … [Read More...]
One of my favorite columnists, Leonard Pitts, Jr., recently wrote a commentary titled I (heart) introverts in which he reviewed Susan Cain's New York Times bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in … [Read More...]
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