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This month's articles are provided by Laura Bunt.
Don't Use That Tone With Me!
Growing up as a child, did your parents use that phrase? Whether we like it or not, we all have emotions. In person, most of us are able to monitor our "tone" of voice to get our message across. But what about in the written form, more specifically in an email? Here are some simple tips:
These are just a few simple tips that can help you. Do you have your own story or tips? If so, please send them to Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org. I would like to follow up on this and see if anyone else has some other stories and/or tips they would like to share with our readers.
How Do You Spell That?
As much as we all love technology, the spell check on our computers leave something to be desired. So, what do you do? A couple of suggestions:
1. Go the World Wide Web
As you can see by the graphic, there are many choices. I believe this is a personal choice. You need to try different ones to see which fits best for you. Most importantly, you want to pick a "free" dictionary site. You should never need to sign up for one, as there are many good ones out there to use. How many of you use online dictionaries? How many of you use the good old-fashioned paper dictionary. Click here to take a short survey Next month, I will share the results with you.
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