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Subject:Re: and then From:JWilcox -at- zetron -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 1 Sep 2004 15:24:27 -0600
> People who read instructions and notice incorrect grammar often conclude
> that the instructions cannot be trusted -- because the writer hasn't
> even mastered how to write a proper English sentence.
Shouldn't that be "the writer hasn't even mastered the proper writing of a
sentence in English"? After all, the verb "master" needs a noun as an
object, not an adverb, and sentences don't have citizenship.
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