Monthly Archives: October 2015

Sad Memento

To my disappointment, the alternate spelling of memento as momento is so common that some references now no longer consider it a misspelling. In my opinion, the root of the word refers to a memorable object, not a moment in … Continue reading

Posted in annoying, ignorant, language, stupid | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

echecks nightmare

A few days ago I received an electronic check as a PDF file by email from a customer. I did the correct things. I printed out the check and deposited it to my bank via my iPhone. Here is a … Continue reading

Posted in annoying, ignorant, stupid | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bad Writing

In my 30 years of communicating with tech support people by text and email, I have found a consistent pattern. THEY CANNOT WRITE! Bad sentence structure. Bad punctuation. Bad spelling. Bad grammar. How could they be expected to communicate effectively … Continue reading

Posted in annoying, ignorant, language, punctuation, stupid | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment