Sunday, July 29, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
"grammar is relevant for all [companies]" (Harvard Business Review)
Grammar signifies more than just a person's ability to remember high school English. I've found that people who make fewer mistakes on a grammar test also make fewer mistakes when they are doing something completely unrelated to writing — like stocking shelves or labeling parts.I get the same impression from reading students' seminar papers and disserations. If you cannot use a spell checker, you should not be in college.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
German Prof stumbles over plagiarism. Not so strategic? "the whole affair has the potential to turn into a major academic scandal" (http://lichtenthaler.bwl.uni-mannheim.de/34+M5f823134e1c.html ) -- as if it not already...