Writing Topics: Warren Buffett

Why you’ll never find a hedge fund called Bob

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] I’m reading a book about finance at the moment and in it I came across a hedge fund called: The High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies Enhanced Leverage Fund Quite a mouthful, eh?

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Writing for your boss? Just begin with “Dear Doris and Bertie”

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] Occasionally I come up against resistance when I’m evangelising for plain English on one of the courses I teach. And the most common argument people give for refusing to change goes something like this: “But my boss wants me to use fancy words and jargon – […]

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