Akhand Gyan

Highlights of August 2010

Power of Words- Can Make or Break!

Someone has rightly said, “First weigh, then say.” If you really wish to know what can go wrong if the words are not gauged before their application, just throw a glance at the following sentences: Here are the extracts of some leave/absence request letters written by the employees: An employee applied for casual leave in the following manner: "Since I've to go to the cremation ground at 11 o'clock and I may not return, please grant me one day casual leave." Another employee kept his request as: "As my father-in-law has expired and I am only one responsible for it, please grant me 20 days leave." A leave letter to the Principal: "As I am studying in this college I am suffering from headache. I request you to leave me today." XYZ Enterprises, Delhi: An employee applied for leave as follows: "Since I have to go to my hometown to sell my land along with my wife, please sanction me two weeks leave." Some more leave letters: >> "I am suffering from fever, please declare one-day ." >> "My wife is suffering from sickness and as I am her only husband at home I may be granted leave." >> "As my headache is paining, please grant me leave for the day. " >> "Dear Sir, with reference to the above, please refer to my ." A few more glimpses of such 'funny' blunders:   Letter writing:   "I…

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