‘An epidemic of grammar gaffes in the workplace’

The Wall Street Journal weighs in on a crisis that writers and editors have known about for years.

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The Wall Street Journal‘s Sue Shellenbarger on Tuesday took note of the conflict:

“Managers are fighting an epidemic of grammar gaffes in the workplace. Many of them attribute slipping skills to the informality of email, texting and Twitter where slang and shortcuts are common. Such looseness with language can create bad impressions with clients, ruin marketing materials and cause communications errors, many managers say.

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