Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips:

  • Which phrase is correct – “in regards to” or “in regard to”? The second is correct, but you should avoid it. There are simpler, more direct ways to express the same idea. For example, instead of writing, “This letter is in regard to your telephone call of March 5,” just say, “This letter concerns your telephone call of March 5″ or “I’m writing about your telephone call of March 5.”
  • You’d never say, “The boss came to visit I,” so don’t say, “The boss came to visit John and I.” The pronoun is the direct object of the verb “to visit,” so you want to say, “The boss came to visit John and me.”

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