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Innumeracy Strikes Again — and Again

Teddy Snyder | Communicating ignorance does not make you sound smart or powerful.

Theda C. Snyder - January 9, 2024
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The Articulated Pause: You Don’t Have to Make Noise While You Think

Teddy Snyder | It turns out there’s a name for filler words such as like, you know, well, umm, and OK.

Theda C. Snyder - December 7, 2023
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Can Lawyers Be Consistently Authentic?

Teddy Snyder | Regardless of whom you represent, when you act in accordance with your oath, you are being an authentic lawyer.

Theda C. Snyder - November 7, 2023
why do we call it law practice
The Practical Meaning of the Term ‘Law Practice’

Teddy Snyder | Getting teased about “practicing until you get it right” can feel like an insult. So why is it called a law practice anyway?

Theda C. Snyder - October 10, 2023
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Quiz: Anything Wrong With These Sentences?

Teddy Snyder | Let's test your attorney grammar skills with a communication quiz! Figure out if these sentences are fine or if you can make them better.

Theda C. Snyder - September 26, 2023
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Use Playtime to Improve Your Communication Skills: The Value of Smartphone Word Games

Teddy Snyder | A few smartphone word games to help expand your vocabulary.

Theda C. Snyder - August 15, 2023
Order of Adjectives
Getting Your Adjectives in Proper Order (John Bercow Would Be Happy)

Teddy Snyder | Mixing up your adjectives can raise eyebrows at best or muddle your message at worst.

Theda C. Snyder - July 12, 2023
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Emphatic Advice: Don’t Write Like a Flight Attendant

Teddy Snyder | When you find an emphatic auxiliary, a legal double, or a -self pronoun in your writing, give it the necessity test.

Theda C. Snyder - June 21, 2023
legal podcasts
Make Me Love Your Podcast!

Teddy Snyder | Eloquent speakers understand that in every setting, every minute should be informing, perhaps delighting, your audience.

Theda C. Snyder - May 30, 2023
national grammar day
It’s National Grammar Day! Four Ways to Celebrate

Teddy Snyder | Lawyers' top three grammar goof-ups? Sufferin' suffixes, in honor of National Grammar Day, here are the top 10 posts from "Get to the Point!"

Theda C. Snyder - March 3, 2023
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