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I am hopeful

i recently attended a one hour session titled "quick tips to improve your business writing". And I did indeed learn a few things.

1. People who care about grammar are pretty judgmental. I'm willing to bet that if all the session attendees had revealed their myers-Briggs Indicators, we would have all shared a big fat J at the end of them for "judging".
2. Traditionally, it is wrong to start a sentence with "hopefully". If I understand correctly, that's because the original meaning of the word is not consistent with "I hope" but instead actually refers to conducting an activity with hope (basically it is an adverb). But this is one of those words whose meaning is changing with the times, so who knows.
3. I need to work on compassion. Ah yes, misanthropy raises it's ugly head and I find myself making my own hell, yet again. But, have no fear people! I am working on it.

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