Reaction to the first “Get to the Point” National Grammar Day post in 2014 showed that lawyers could really get worked up about grammar. Since then, we’ve published monthly posts about how to improve your communication skills.
The “Get to the Point” Top 10
To celebrate National Grammar Day 2021, here is the countdown of the top 10 “Get to the Point” grammar posts.
10. Synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms, oh my!: “Sufferin’ Suffixes”
9. Parallelism: “Parallel Persuasion”
8. How to avoid convoluted sentence structure: “With, Not Who, for Things; Who, Not That, for People”
5. A Roman walks into a bar — and gets his plurals wrong: “A Roman Walks Into a Bar …”
4. As Shakespeare never said: “To Comma, Or Not to Comma: You May Be Getting It Wrong”
3. It’s not alright: “It’s the Word Most Often Used Incorrectly”
2. Try to (not “try and”) get this right: “To Infinitive and Beyond”
1. And the original “Get to The Point” grammar column from Grammar Day 2014: “Happy National Grammar Day! Lawyers’ Top Three Grammar Goof-ups”
Happy National Grammar Day!
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