Yesterday I read a technical document that was quite interesting but in which the author repeatedly used "principal" when he meant "principle"; so to help the author remember the difference, I came up with the following:

A law firm without principals has no managers.

A law firm without principles is typical.

Now, some of my best friends are lawyers, so I don't mean that quite seriously, but you have to admit that it is easy to remember!

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