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Category Archives: Polls
The rules of punctuation can often be likened to the Pirate’s Code, as described by Captain Barbossa in the movie The Pirates of The Caribbean: “…the code is more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.” Nowhere is this clearer … Continue reading
Another quick poll for you this morning: When you want to say something is completely full, which phrase would you use? Plump full Plumb full Plum full
The last poll was about what OS (operating system) you use most. This time, I’d like to know which OS you prefer. (If you haven’t taken the first one yet, go here.)
I’m going to start posting a series of poll questions so I can get to know you better. The better I know you, the better I can post the kind of content that helps you out. First question: What’s the … Continue reading
Because my post, “How to Write E-mail that Sucks,” garnered several comments, I thought we could discuss another e-mail issue. Over on the Business Writing blog, Lynn Gaertner-Johnston raises the question of whether subject-only e-mails are good or bad. She … Continue reading
In last Sunday’s Parade magazine, Marilyn vos Savant said it’s time to push some spelling reform through: This month marks the 100th anniversary of the attempt by Theodore Roosevelt—a poor speller himself—to reform English spelling. The President thought that spelling … Continue reading
Found a service that lets you create polls for free, so I thought I’d give it a try. Enter your vote and if you have any comments, you know what to do.