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How to Write Good

Posted by languageandgrammar on March 20, 2013


A friend sent this along recently, and it’s worth a look (and maybe a laugh).

humorous list of language errors

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Humorous Resume Mistakes

Posted by languageandgrammar on July 28, 2010

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever

Who doesn’t enjoy a little humor related to funny typos, mistakes, and wacky statements on a resume or cover letter–except for those who made the mistake and didn’t get the job, that is?

We all make mistakes–believe me–but when I see some of these things I wonder if they’re not made up. 

I mean, seriously, who would put “Exposure to German for two years-but many words are inappropriate for business” as a language skill?

Follow the link below to see the AOL (I love AOL for some reason…) article:

Resume Mistakes That Keep Hiring Managers Amused But Cost You the Interview

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