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innumeracy
Innumeracy Strikes Again — and Again

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

Theda C. Snyder - January 9, 2024
articulated pause
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
authentic lawyer
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
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
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
pronunciation
Accent on the Wrong Syll-ah-buhl?

Get to the Point! Don’t you hate it when something comes out of your mouth that makes your listener hesitate or give you a funny look?

Theda C. Snyder - June 14, 2022
ethos pathos and logos
Lessons From Aristotle: How to Write Persuasively and Build Your Personal Brand

Jay Harrington | Persuasive writing follows a path laid thousands of years ago by Aristotle, the original master of persuasion.

Jay Harrington - May 2, 2022
business writing
F-Bomb Your Way Into Better Business Writing

What if it sucks? What if a Senior Partner hates it? Is this the right word? Is it? Oh God, I don’t know if that’s the right word! WHAT WORDS ARE? WHO THEY WRITE STUFF!

Bull Garlington - April 27, 2022
dictionary
Is Google Better Than a Dictionary?

"Get to the Point!" is a huge fan of working the heck out of your dictionary to improve your writing. But is Google better?

Theda C. Snyder - April 10, 2022
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