Klarinet Archive - Posting 000228.txt from 1998/04
From: "Dan Leeson: LEESON@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Loosing and losing
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 22:59:41 -0400
> From: MX%"klarinet@-----.94
> Subj: Re: Loosing and losing
> Dan Leeson: LEESON@-----.edu wrote:
> > Written communication is always difficult and stressful because
> > the slightest error and it does not turn out as you wanted to do.
> > But if one is writing about their specialty or their central
> > interest in life or the core of their income-producing capability,
> > and one wishes to convince others of the rectitude of the approach,
> > good prose goes a long way to doing it.
> Sorry Dan, I know its generally considered bad netiquete to correct
> grammer and punctuation, but, you last sentence should really read i
> part "...to THOROUGHLY convince others ..."
Never! It is a split infinitive. Death. Murder. Kick. Bite.
Hit. Punch. Damage reeds.
To whom in hell do you think you are speaking?
> Best regards,
Dan Leeson, Los Altos, California
Rosanne Leeson, Los Altos, California