How hard are you making your readers work? One quick way to find out is to use Microsoft Word's Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level readability test. The screenshot above shows that this post is written at a [...]
Do you use Microsoft Word’s thesaurus feature? If so, you’ve probably discovered its strengths (fortes, assets, métiers, gifts) and limitations (drawbacks, inadequacies, imperfections, weaknesses). They are basically the same as those of a print thesaurus. [...]
We interrupt the ongoing sign series to bring you this rant about Microsoft Word's grammar checker. I'll give you the bottom line first: Computer grammar checkers are not reliable. If you follow their advice, you're as likely [...]
What could possibly go wrong with a speed limit sign? Nothing, until someone decides to add information.
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