not the forum for discussing personal concerns and issues, but
are to be used as reminders or professional communication. While
consulting the OED might be helpful, I suggest a secretarial
handbook to all those who would like to write business memos.
Perhaps taking Professor Whitworth's excellent Business and
Technical Writing course would be a solution to this problem.
tried talking with Dr. Dodson directly to see if you have correctly
understood the situation? The rough drafts are collected for
our files, not for a book. I'm afraid the book to which you
refer is likely another office joke.
Dr. Penelope Thompson-Czaplinski