EMOJIS CAN'T SAY IT ALL.

EMOJIS CAN'T SAY IT ALL.

Words, grammar, and proper punctuation cultivate a professional presence, both in-person and online. Since the advent of text messaging and digital culture, punctuation has become more of an afterthought than a hard and fast rule.  The beauty is that punctuation, properly used, can illustrate a point with greater ease than attempting to spell the whole thing out.*

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How much do you really know about today's libraries?

 

Every two days now the human race creates as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization until 2003.

True

False

Employers believe most college graduates are prepared to locate, organize and evaluate information.

True

False

92% of U.S. households have a computer with an internet connection.

True

False

More and more Americans are consuming beverages on-the-go.

True

False

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The 8 New Rules Of Modern Grammar And Communication.
Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laurie-levy/new-rules-of-modern-grammar_b_9038446.html

Millennials are annoyed when your grammar's not on fleek - LA Times.
Retrieved from http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-millennials-annoyed-grammar-20150831-story.html

 

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