Bad Spelling Costs Big Bucks


A recent article in the BBC News points to findings that online spelling errors have a significantly detrimental effect on sales.

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8 Commonly Confused Words


8 commonly confused words–illustrated.

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Orwell’s Five Rules for Writing


George Orwell’s five rules of writing, from his 1946 essay, “Politics and the English Language,” overstates and oversimplifies, but still provides valuable principles for clear writing.

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The Simple Pleasures of Spam


Blog-comment spammers are unethical and ineffective, but at least they are occasionally entertaining. This post includes several recent and amusing comments caught in our spam filter.

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