Keep it Simple and Know Your Audience

Jessica Heuer

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Short form communication has become a constant part of our lives.  There aren’t many people who don’t know the meaning behind “lol” or “omg” (probably the most basic short form abbreviations) and the list of those who use this type of communication every day is growing.  As I have talked about in previous posts, I feel like short form is negatively impacting the way we learn to read and write.  So much of our time is spent on social media that the language we use there can easily infiltrate into other forms of communication where proper grammar is needed.  I’m afraid that someday we will no longer care if someone uses the correct sentence structure even on a resume as long as it is still readable.

This being said, I can realize that short form is the best way to get a message across to the most people quickly and…

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