Monthly Archives: April 2016

Typing Lesson

As a graphic designer, I receive all kinds of text files to use in the creation of documents and more. Before I can begin to work with most text documents I have to clean them up. I have tried in … Continue reading

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One Word or Two?

Quite often, word differences are not recognized when they are spoken, but the differences are clear when they are written. The word “awhile” and the phrase “a while” are quite different, although they may sound alike. According to dictionary. com: … Continue reading

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Redundant Phrases

As common as they are, they are incorrect because they contain redundancies. exact same end result unexpected surprise close proximity merge together during the course of difficult dilemma foreign imports 8:00 am in the morning past history — This is … Continue reading

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Inanimate Objects Do Not Send Anything

As a graphic designer I create many things for print, including memo pads. However, I do not recall ever receiving a memo from a desk—only from real people. Yet, that is what it says! I cringe every time I am … Continue reading

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It’s Still Illiteracy

I was watching a crime show on TV the other night. In the act of a burglary, the perpetrators lowered themselves down the side of the building using a rope. The question is who was ignorant in this case, the … Continue reading

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