How many colors can you name? Maybe you can rattle off the seven colors of the rainbow, or maybe you’re a fashionista who can differentiate between ten shades of white. No matter how many colors you find in your proverbial paint box, the human ability to communicate… MORE →
Father’s Day, which falls on the third Sunday of June every year, is that wonderful occasion that honors the ‘old men’, new poppas and father figures of the world — often with a gift or card purchased with dear dad’s own cash, ironically enough. This year, rather than spend his money on another pair of quirky socks or soap on the rope, do him one better: learn to correctly punctuate the holiday that commemorates his TLC (tender, love and care).
Ip, co, xie, per, en, ne, nis, nir. Contrary to how it may seem, the above isn’t the next refrain to a futuristic version of the Sound of Music’s ‘Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti’. Rather it’s a mere cross-section of the over 100 English gender-neutral… MORE →
The em-dash has a few different uses. We’ve already covered how a pair of em-dashes can be used to highlight parenthetical information. Now it’s time to explain another way you can use em-dashes — to call attention to the information at the end of a sentence. You… MORE →
Whether you’re just gearing up for business school or you’ve been in your industry for a long time, it’s a good idea to be familiar with what certain business terms mean. Here are 10 words and abbreviations every businessperson needs to know. ROI: return on investment. When… MORE →