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Grammar

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
emphatic
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
diacritical marks
How Many Letters Are in the Alphabet? More Than You Think

Get to the Point! | Getting diacritical marks right in your legal documents can make or break your case.

Theda C. Snyder - February 8, 2023
eloquent speakers
Eloquence Makes Every Word Important

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

Theda C. Snyder - January 12, 2023
how long should a paragraph be
How Long Is a Paragraph?

Get to the Point | Short paragraphs produce more readable documents.

Theda C. Snyder - November 29, 2022
two-word phrase or not
A Two-Word Phrase You Seldom Need

Get to the Point | You can get your point across without these extra words.

Theda C. Snyder - November 2, 2022
grammar resources
The Heyday of Grammar: You’re Not Hardcore Unless You Live Hardcore

Get to the Point | Teddy Snyder points to entertaining and useful grammar resources. "Our fascination with grammar is not new."

Theda C. Snyder - October 6, 2022
word usage
Much Ado About Word Usage

Get to the Point | The error that seems increasingly common is “much adieu.” That should be “much ado.”

Theda C. Snyder - September 6, 2022
How Long Was That Quotation? Do’s and Don’ts of Using Quoted Material

Teddy Snyder | When making oral presentations, always tell listeners where quoted material ends.

Theda C. Snyder - July 14, 2022
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