I blame my grandmother. She loved providing real-time feedback on my grammar and her favorite was the difference between ‘off’ and ‘from’. If I innocently reported to her that I had received something off someone, she would immediately respond that “you get fleas off people, but you get things from them”. Indeed. While I am […]
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February 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Public Relations
September 12th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Off-topic
During a meeting earlier this week I spotted a well thumbed copy of Eats, Shoots & Leaves on an office book shelf. This discovery sparked an enjoyable conversation on the power of language. Of course if you’re working in Public Relations then language is occupational currency. Later in the week I was absent mindedly browsing […]