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War of Words: ”For all intents and purposes…”

Returning to the War of Words that has haunted our blog over recent months, just wanted to clarify this one:

It’s common to hear someone inject the formal and authoritative phrase, ‘for all intensive purposes…’ as a precursor to a statement.

But it should be ‘for all intents and purposes, blah blah blah…’, right?

About the Author: Rich Sloan

Rich Sloan is chief startupologist and co-founder of StartupNation and host of StartupNation podcasts. He is also co-author of the acclaimed how-to book, StartupNation: America's Leading Entrepreneurial Experts Reveal the Secrets to Building a Blockbuster Business. Rich encourages you to [...]

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