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October 20, 2008

Writing well, and sanely.

You and your firm are judged by every piece of writing that goes out the door.

Sometimes spam delivers. And apparently so does Pennsylvania, often and unfairly maligned, culturally and politically, in the U.S. This morning we received from the Pennsylvania Bar Institute an e-mail on a CLE course on writing for lawyers with the above first sentence. Fine thought, exemplary sentence, brilliant first sentence. Notice how it did not begin with "COMES NOW, WidgetTech, most obsequiously, before this Honorable McCourt..." The course is given by Dan White, DC lawyer, author and humorist. Should be well done.

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at October 20, 2008 11:36 PM

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