In the words of a great American nautical hero, “I’ve had all I can stands. I can’t stands no more!” I’m talking about bad grammar. That’s right—bad grammar, a bad practice that is becoming commonplace. I hear TV journalists using bad grammar. I see grammatical errors in newspapers and books. Worse yet, I hear bad grammar from lawyers.
Language is the most important tool lawyers employ. It is the palette from which we convey ideas and the means by which we ...Continue Reading →