Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition

We are proud to announce that our newest book, Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition, is now available on Amazon.com.   About The Book   […]

Jargon Watch: Just Say "No" To Trainings and eLearnings

by Jennie Ruby  From the sound of crickets chirping in my inbox, I can only assume that I have now been written out of the […]

To Peeve or Not to Peeve?

by Jennie Ruby  According to vocabulary.com, "A peeve is an annoyance, and a pet peeve is an annoyance that's nurtured like a pet--it's something someone can […]

Jargon Watch: Trainings/eLearnings

by Jennie Ruby  Examples of training industry jargon from last week's article are coming in. What I'd like to do is collect them and then try to […]

Writing & Grammar: Business Jargon

by Jennie Ruby  How much current business jargon do you know and use on a daily basis? And why? Long ago I survived what I […]

Writing and Grammar: Myriad vs. Myriad Of

by Jennie Ruby    Educated writers (according to a small and not random survey of my acquaintances) think myriad is an adjective and should only […]

Writing & Grammar: To Be or Not to Be?

by Jennie Ruby  I received a really interesting question from a reader this week (I've made it anonymous): Question: I work for a company with […]

Writing & Grammar: Speech Errors in Print... Stop the Madness!

by Jennie Ruby Some errors commonly made in speech seem about to make their way into the world of print. Should we let this happen? […]

Writing & Grammar: A Peculiar Kind of Parallelism

by Jennie Ruby  I was reading my current favorite author the other day, but something was wrong. The text did not flow as smoothly as […]

Writing & Curriculum Development: The Introductory Narrative, Signaling the Audience

by Jennie Ruby  "In this course you will learn the functionality of [insert topic you've never heard of]. By the end of this lesson, you […]

Writing & Grammar: Do You Get Mails?

by Jennie Ruby    We have a good collection of peeves this week, starting with one from Geri Moran: Emails--I have given up using the original […]

Writing & Grammar: Fake Words

by Jennie Ruby Starting off our pet peeves this week are two about fake words. Julie Vails gives us   Anyways.  That is not a […]

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