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Writing clearly and grammatically does not go out of style. Be grateful you have a VP who can recognize a dangling modifier.
Ellen Kelly <EllenK -at- mentergy -dot- com> wrote:
>What's the current thought on dangling modifers?
>Every time our VP edits my docs (we are a small company, I take whatever
>edits I can get!) he marks up dangling modifiers. My thought on the subject,
>which we disucss every time, is that it makes for awkward sentence
>constructions that do not mirror the way people talk. This in turn makes the
>documentation hard to read, as you have to stop and think through the
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