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Let me be very clear about this: When someone unsolicitedly points out a typo in your work (especially a published book, but even a column or an article) without also commenting on the content of the work, it's merely passive/aggressive

The Governor of Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo, was quite popular when first elected, and now at the conclusion of her second and final term is rated the "least most popular governor in the US." Recently, she changed the habit of

New Zealand man brings emotional support clown to layoff meeting David Matthews   New York Daily News | Sep 15, 2019 | 4:15 PM A New Zealand man, brought a clown to meeting where he lost his job. (Valerie Loiseleux/Getty Images/iStockphoto) A New Zealand man

A woman on LinkedIn actually posted that she keeps a sign in her office (she's a sales manager of some kind) that there's only a two percent chance of making a sale on the first or second call, but there's

An ad hominem attack is one that is made against a particular person's character or nature, rather than that person's argument or issue. We see these increasingly today, on Facebook, in politics, and with almost all people tied rigidly to an