Those of you who care about how language is written might enjoy Kyle Wiens’ article in the Harvard Business Review: I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why.
If you think an apostrophe was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus, you will never work for me. If you think a semicolon is a regular colon with an identity crisis, I will not hire you. If you scatter commas into a sentence with all the discrimination of a shotgun, you might make it to the foyer before we politely escort you from the building. [continue]
My favourite line is:
If it takes someone more than 20 years to notice how to properly useit’s,then that’s not a learning curve I’m comfortable with.
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