The longest sentence ever written in English is argued about, but a good example is one written by the stern Primitive Baptist Minister Cushing Biggs Hassell (doesn’t he look a fearsome chap?) in his thousand-page History of the Church of God, published in 1886. You’ll be thrilled to know that I am not publishing that sentence here, especially as it is more than 3,100 words long – but if you want to have a look check out this amusing tribute to it by “Savage” on TheBlogmocracy.
A few years ago I shared my view on the 10 golden rules of great business writing at the time.
Here is a précis of what the original 10 golden rules amounted to then…
…and, how I feel about those golden rules now. Please share your views on these in the comments below! [Read more…]
I have to say that last week (August 7th, 2014) was the first time I have ever received a bitchy, negative comment here on HTWB.
I didn’t burst into tears, despite the fact that this is the first (yes, really) sarcastic jibe I have received in 3 and a half years since the blog started.
But what struck me as particularly interesting was that she picked up on what she thought was keyword stuffing on my part
… which it wasn’t, although looking back on it I can see why she might have got that impression.
Here is what the good lady (I assume she is female) had to say
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