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or giclee? ;-) Ann K ----- Original Message ----- From: <PJStreet@aol.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2000 6:46 PM Subject: grammar and spelling - OT > Bill Gore writes re TomCat: > > <<One person had complimented him on his help but mentioned that he should be > > more careful of his grammar and spelling.>> > > I don't often get much out of TC's posts, but I think he's fun and > thought-provoking to have on the list. My day job is copyeditor/proofreader, > and believe me, he is not the only or even the worst offender when it comes > to grammar and spelling. Let's not be snobby, Bill: in that same post you > said " one of its' users", when the correct usage would've been "one of its > users." I presume your apostrophe was decorative. Personally, I think that > as long as we can figure out what people mean, perfect spelling and grammar > are niceties. (That being said, one of my pet peeves is when otherwise savvy > ARTISTS say "the matte" to mean "the heavy paper border one uses to set off > an artwork" -- "Matte" is an adjective meaning "not glossy." What they mean > is "the mat." I think it's sorta like "shoppe" -- they think it looks > swankier than "mat.") :-) > Pat > > - > Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use > accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. > - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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