The longest sentence : )

Recently I wrote about audits and transfer pricing.
That blog post was written mainly for tax professionals that are
going through the challenges of that type of examination.

One of the funniest comments I got (in person) was,
“I’ve read that thing several times and still didn’t understand it.”

It was funny because it reminded me of someone:

That’s exactly how I felt, years ago, when I started to learn the
English grammar. It was different, for sure!

For one thing, growing up I learned adjectives can be placed
before or after the noun.

I needed to “re-learn” that!
In English the adjective almost always goes before the noun.
(So “flower beautiful” needed to be “beautiful flower”.)

In the beginning, reading that English manual was the best thing for me
to do in the evening.
Within five minutes I was sound asleep.

It never failed!
(I’m probably not alone in this – grammar has that effect on others too.)

Apparently tax articles have similar effect on some : )
Or at least blog posts about transfer pricing.

Back to verbs, subjects, and sentences – here is something
no doubt you’ll enjoy.
(Especially the commitment-phobics among you : )

“I am” is said to be the shortest sentence in the English language.
The longest is “I do.”


/Comments/in Fun,Work Life Balance/by Mariana Fieraru
Mariana Fieraru
Mariana Fieraru, an Eastern European transplant, fell in love with her new home shortly after landing in New York. She "discovered" pizza! Years later she still loves pizza. And so do her two feathered-kids, Sunny and Flipper

Mariana worked on both, the east and the west coast.
Big or small, each project she worked on helped define the importance of gaining and sustaining a competitive edge in an increasingly complex business environment.

Business know-how, love of teaching and writing – all combined in 2006 to form OBI.
Its mission: to make learning fun! And easy.

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