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A Few More Unfortunate Typos

What would I do without Drummond Moir’s book, Just My Typo? Here are a few more goodies.

From The Parting, by Millicent Hemming: 107 more words

Business Writing

Three Times to Use the Colon

Today I’ll tackle when to use colons. (Semicolons and colons are not interchangeable. They serve entirely different functions.)

I recently gave you the three semicolon rules. 92 more words

Business Writing

Japan to ease development loan conditions

Japan will ease yen loan conditions for infrastructure projects in Asia as regional demand for investment grows. The plan comes after Japan lost the bid to build Indonesia’s first fast-train in late September because Beijing provided a $5 billion loan without guarantees. 283 more words

Business English

How one word changed a world

Jonny was a sales manager. His team performed okay but he knew they could do better.

So he pushed them. He told them things like: 307 more words

Business English

What is Business Linguistics?

The most powerful thing in the world is an idea.

Ideas change the world, transform lives and destroy them. All of the best and worst moments in human history began with an idea. 186 more words

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Teachers as workers

I recently joined a Google+ community on this very topic. The founder of the community page, Paul Walsh, wrote this about his and Nicola Prentis’ … 139 more words