Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology.
Research & Writing
Are You Doing Your Utmost or Your Upmost?
To do one’s utmost is to make the maximum possible effort: We will do our utmost to meet the deadline imposed by the regulator. What one sometimes sees (or, more often, hears) is upmost instead of utmost. Close, but no cigar. …