Thursday, September 17, 2009

Poor Grammar is a Clue

If you want people to take you seriously, use correct grammar. This story comes from the Associated Press:

Police: W.Va. man impersonated gov to steal info

Thursday, September 17, 2009

(09-17) 12:36 PDT Hinton, W.Va. (AP) --

Bad grammar and spelling tripped up a man who was trying to steal Social Security numbers and other information from jobseekers by impersonating West Virginia's governor, police said.

Matthew Don Reed of Hinton is being held on $10,000 bond on charges of impersonating a public official, impersonating a state Division of Natural Resources officer and forgery of a public document. . . .


http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/09/17/national/a083225D79.DTL

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