Tag Archives: Technical communication

“Lucy, you have some ‘splanin’ to do!”: Considering your ESL Customers

Content Rules Inc. was kind enough to extend their invitation to have me blog for them again. This time, it’s on a subject that’s near and dear to their hearts as well as mine. This article talks about my own … Continue reading

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Word Crimes

Weird Al Yankovic has released an awesome video from what is reported to be his last album. This particular track is something that every technical writer and editor will especially appreciate! Enjoy!

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The Top 6 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Content Strategy

WOW! I will admit that there are a lot of content strategists who have been doing content strategy for a much longer time than I have.  Val is one of those people, and she’s someone I consider to be one … Continue reading

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No wonder (verbal) English is Confusing–Part 5

I often enjoy reading the blog/website Anglotopia, as it is written by a person who loves England and UK stuff as much as I do (if not more) and is making a living doing it (lucky!). This latest article that … Continue reading

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No wonder (verbal) English is confusing – Part 4

Evidently, Siobhan Thompson is back, and BBC’s Anglophenia must be doing a series on the difference between British English and American English.  Here’s another gem on British colloquialisms–some you may have heard before, and some that, well, my British friends … Continue reading

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No wonder (verbal) English is confusing, Part 3

It seems these kinds of articles are coming out nonstop these days. While this one doesn’t have a video (awwwww), it’s short and to the point, and is another example of why spoken English can be rather confusing. We have … Continue reading

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No wonder English is confusing, Part 2

As a follow-up to my fun post, “No Wonder (Verbal) English is confusing!“, here’s a follow-up that really shows how crazy it can get. Although I think in the end, there is some (okay, a lot of) Celtic actually thrown … Continue reading

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