an economic indicator, as gross national product, that typically fluctuates in correlation with the total economy.
Does Grammar Matter In The Workplace?Certain employers say it’s important to them that their workers exhibit good grammar. But, is bad grammar a valid reason to bar someone from a job? In the Harvard Business Review, Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit and founder of Dozuki, wrote an article called “I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar.” In the article, Wiens argues that it is important to take into account …
Solving the Mystery Of Babbling Baby Talk“Baby needa burpie?! Yeees?? [burp] Oh! WHOOOZa good baby? YOU are! Yeeesssssyouare!” Whether you find this adorable or aggravating, gaggles of parents around the world speak to their infants in singsong “goos” and “gahs.” The style has diverse names, from baby talk and motherese (but what about Dad?) to the neutral and more official-sounding child- or infant- directed speech. Whatever you choose to call it, …
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