Thursday, October 28, 2010

Spelling / Grammar - worth the trouble?

If you want to make a difference in the world, you have to understand the issues. That needs language - unambiguous, CORRECT language.

If you start accepting non-standard uses of language, if sloppy grammar and spelling goes unchallenged, the consequences are dire.

Labor contracts cannot be binding if the wording is ambiguous or wrong.
Worse, if you lack a proper understanding of grammar and accept incorrect substitutes such as "relative" for "relevant," "irregardless" for regardless, your thinking is handicapped and you will find it harder to succeed in this world, or even to survive.

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