Grammar Gaffes

Sue Shellenbarger, the creator of the
“Work & Family” column for the Wall Street Journal, did a piece last week on the importance of good
grammar in the workplace. The column quickly became the most popular on the
newspaper’s website. Ms. Shellenbarger identified the challenge at the
beginning of her column: “looseness with language can create bad impressions
with clients, ruin marketing materials and cause communications errors.”

The rest of her column is just as good,
so I’ll step out of the way and let you
it yourself.

P.S. Be sure to try your hand at the 22
test questions by clicking on the “interactive graphics” tab directly
under the title.