Here’s a sentence I recently had to edit:
The amount of people who came were amazing.
Can you see what’s wrong with it?
In fact, there are three problems: two outright errors and one point that’s open to debate. Continue reading “Countables Do Count!”
If you think you want a ‘ninja’ marketer (or PR assistant or, heaven help us, a ‘ninja’ editor), then beware. This rather bizarre descriptor has become quite common in job ads. You can leave it in by all means, but I would always suggest an alternative.
Continue reading “Ninja? Be Careful What You Advertise For”