TITLE

Business docs contain too many errors

AUTHOR(S)
Pangburn, Joe
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Inside Tucson Business;3/31/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 43, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study by WhiteSmoke which reveals that 60% of business documents in the U.S. contain one or more grammar or spelling errors despite free spelling and grammar checkers. The findings are based on WhiteSmoke's survey of 5,000 pages of business writing texts. Liran Brenner of WhiteSmoke said that the most common error type has turned out to be missing words, with 32% of writers failing to use all the words needed for a grammatically correct sentence.
ACCESSION #
31550082

 

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