Canada Spelling

12 Things That Make Canadian English Unique

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Living

Why do we add a u to certain words? Think honour or colour. Why do we use a z instead of an s in words like recognized? Why do we pronounce it zed and...

Texting Tweens Lack 'GR8' Grammar

CBC | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Living

Text messaging shortcuts often used by tweens — children between the ages of 10 and 14 — can lead to the decline of language and grammar skills ac...

Quick Study: Does Spelling Still Matter 2 U?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Living

"I before e, except after c." If you've ever repeated this rhyme to yourself, you know all about the mental spell-check required before sending out me...

Eight Crazy Nights, Dozens Of Different Spellings: Hanukkah's Great Mystery

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Living

Forget the "merry Christmas" vs. "happy holidays" debacle -- now that Hanukkah is officially starting, the new issue is how to transliterate the Hebre...

How to Impress Me With Your Resume

Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski | Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada
Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski

Remember that episode of Seinfeld? Well, we're with Mr. Lippman. Chill out on the exclamation points -- they are rarely necessary in a resume/cover letter. When in doubt, leave them out.