Monthly Archives: June 2017

To apostrophise or not to apostrophise?

Most of the time, deciding whether to use a possessive apostrophe is pretty easy. If the concept demonstrates some possession (i.e., you can turn it around and include ‘of’ or ‘belonging to’), then a possessive apostrophe is needed. Boys’ books? The books belonging to the boys. Easy. But I often get asked how to decide […]

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The dangers of email

The dangers of email are familiar, yet under-appreciated. Most of us live with those dangers every day and, for some of us, they’re achingly real: It’s easy to get the tone wrong, and come across as angry, judgemental, condescending or inconsiderate It’s easy to forget social niceties and send an unintended insult It’s easy to […]

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