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Precious commentary

2010 Commonwealth Games These comments, in response to an article about India’s lack of preparation for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, are quite funny and carry a lot of subtext (cultural stereotype and intolerance anyone?). If only their authors could spell and successfully assemble simple sentences I would be inclined to take them seriously, but they’re [...]

5/25/09 / Paris

2:13 PM On US Airways flight 482, I came across a flaring grammatical error in the official US Airways magazine. (Click the picture below to visit article.) I was even more surprised that the article wasn’t fixed online, but as I’m sure it will be sooner or later (after a barrage of comments from readers), [...]

Lessons on writing

From article on good writing: … But one of the things good writing does is to fight a rear-guard action against this automatic absorption of error. For example, a competent writer would look twice at rear-guard action to make sure that he means to evoke a losing battle and check automatic absorption to make sure [...]

2/20/07

9:17 AM It’s fun posting random useless information in the spirit of full disclosure, so I’ll start off today by saying that my car ran out of gas this morning, which consumed a half hour of my time. Thankfully I don’t have a hard and fast time I need to be at work by, so [...]

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