Lightning Talk - Where’s the Comma People?

A session at Spectrum 2016 Conference

  • Li-At Rathbun

Monday 18th April, 2016

5:30pm to 5:45pm (EST)

Have you heard the one about the $750,000,000 missing comma? Or that Rachel Ray “finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog?” Commas are important. When we forget a comma, hilarity (and confusion) ensues. Let’s reinforce this important message by laughing at other people’s mistakes! We’ll focus on the comma. But hilarity and confusion occur with other errors, too. So we’ll expand to other punctuation errors and even look at a misspelled word or two. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, and we’ll ensure we never ever make another punctuation error again!

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Li-At Rathbun

Yardi Systems

Li-At has over 20 years of technical communication experience (yes, since kindergarten). Although her main role at Yardi Systems is as technical editor, she also creates training videos. Li-At has continuously served in various STC leadership positions since her very first meeting. She’s currently the Santa Barbara chapter president, Technical Editing SIG co-manager, and Surveys Lead for the CAC (Community Affairs Committee). If you’re in Santa Barbara on the first Saturday of any given month, you might catch Li-At performing with Santa Barbara Improv. You can connect with Li-At on LinkedIn and Twitter (@virtual_li).

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Time 5:30pm5:45pm EST

Date Mon 18th April 2016

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