Opinion | Join the joust with jargon

Opinion | Join the joust with jargon

Opinion | Join the joust with jargon Opinion | Join the joust with jargon  A leading global accounting firm describes itself in this way. “We help clients across a range of service industries develop and implement an improved paradigm for managing complexity. Product...
Opinion | All about prepositions

Opinion | All about prepositions

Opinion | All about prepositions Opinion | All about prepositions It’s time for an about-turn on prepositions. Anyone else taught the “circle and dot trick”? Draw a circle and then place a dot on its outside. Write this sentence: The dot moves … the circle. Any...
Opinion | Punctuation is offally important

Opinion | Punctuation is offally important

Opinion | Punctuation is offally important Opinion | Punctuation is offally important The importance of correct punctuation cannot be overstated. In a column last year I noted the story of US company Oakhurst Dairy losing its legal battle with truck drivers over the...
Opinion | Book in fathers’ day

Opinion | Book in fathers’ day

Opinion | Book in fathers’ day Opinion | Book in fathers’ day It was a happy old year for me, especially in the lead-up to Christmas when I spent some time with a 90-year-old aunt. She reminded me of how lucky I was to have had a father who spent so much time with me...
Opinion | It’s time for a spell

Opinion | It’s time for a spell

Opinion | It’s time for a spell Opinion | It’s time for a spell “The Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism are presented annually in Australia to recognise and reward excellence in the craft. Finalists are selected by eminent journalists and...