The Wrong Word, Part 1

Austin Lawyer, No. 13, November 2008

2 Pages Posted: 2 Jan 2009

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Abstract

When you use a word incorrectly, you hurt your credibility. Even if the mistake is an understandable typographical error, you lose the reader for a moment, and you send the subtle message that you don't know or don't care what the correct word is. Here are some common word mistakes in two categories.

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, The Wrong Word, Part 1. Austin Lawyer, No. 13, November 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1322122

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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