Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The World Welcomes My Great Nephew Matej

Congratulations to Milan and Monika ;-)

A year ago, the British government launched its online style guide. It is a single webpage that takes just a few minutes to read. The guide is neither a prescriptive nor a proscriptive list; rather, it describes how government should communicate, ''the whole ethos of; it's a way of writing''. Plain English Stories

Step aside, Strunk and White. To combat the scourge of bad writing, we need a science of crafting stylish prose. Cue Steven Pinker... Poetry

In praise of bean counters. Accounting once occupied the attention of thinkers in religion, art, and philosophy. Yes, accounting... Yes Accrual or Cruel Accounting