In another controversy involving a federal agency and Congress, a committee chairman in the House is asking questions about email from EPA’s administrator that have apparently been deleted.
You can’t avoid speaking or writing unpleasant truths by using the passive voice. Here’s why.
Don’t leave your readers wondering, “What am I supposed to do now?” Use this technique instead.
One of our recent surveys asked our readers about the use of personal emails to conduct official agency business. The majority of those responding said that they do not use a personal email address for this purpose.
Here’s a new recurring post that will feature amusing real-world uses of the passive voice to hide, conceal blame, or soften criticism. This first one includes all three!
This simple habit can save you serious embarrassment at work.
To email writers everywhere… from email readers everywhere… we’re begging you: Please stop sending us emails that look like this.
The author provides some tips on proper use of apostrophes in your writing.
When you’re finished writing, put your document away for a while-at least a day, if possible-and then proofread it slowly. Better yet, have someone else proof it for you.
It’s never a good idea to send an email while you’re in a meeting.