Friday, March 07, 2008

Quickie - Hyphens *do* matter people!

Dear Nowpublic,

I realize that you're all about "crowd powered media", so the author of this may be a 10-year old with no sense of grammar. But there's a big difference between "resigns" and "re-signs".

Just an FYI.

Grrrbear the Grammar Nazi



(Link to full article here)

2 comments:

Sophist said...

Ha, that happened in a contract to WestofRome:
http://htandsheriff.blogspot.com/2007/10/hr-department.html

"Dear WestOfRome,

please confirm that you are willing to resign and advise when is the soonest time that you will be free to complete the paperwork.

Regards,

[HR department rep]"

towwas said...

...says the man who left a comma out of the title of this blog post.