One of the pet peeves of style books these days is the habit of referring to storm systems with personal pronouns such as “she” or “him.” Humanizing the weather has fallen out of favor, and that’s great news because the language tended to be quite sexist. Continue reading “Please Don’t Call a Hurricane a “She””
Just because you’re a writer doesn’t mean you are the Jedi Master of emails. You might be a lousy email writer as a result of being a writer, and that’s because eloquent prose is pretty much the email “dark side.”
There are exceptions, but for the most part, email messages are supposed to be concise.