Sorry, snoots, but “hopefully” as a sentence adverb is okay in all but the most formal contexts. So says the OED.
One way to make your client happy is to make his or her job easier. One way to make the client’s job easier is to submit drafts less in need of editing. How do you do that? Mark Herrmann explains.
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If you write, you need to know the difference between hyphens, en-dashes, and em-dashes. If you do your writing on a computer keyboard, you should know how to type each of these punctuation marks. To gain that knowledge, read this post by Lynn Gaertner-Johnston (note the hyphen) at Business Writing.
... stuff like this happens. How many copy editors must die before this violence ends?