Most editors travel everywhere with a red pen in-tow. It’s more than a calling card; it’s a way of life for my fellow lexiophiles. These grammarian nomads saunter from desk to desk etching the hell out of a press release, white paper or editorial placement causing so much red, it looks like a warning sign from one of the biblical plagues.
Ah, memories. How I love them so.
And then I discover something like I wrote yesterday about a silly punctuation mark and it causes me angina. So, I began thinking of my next listicle up in this piece. What are issues in grammar that people in PR — you know, those deemed “writers” by many – still can’t agree upon.
I came up with at least 1,248, but these five will do after the jump…