Re: Another Light Topic- Interesting Article About Grammar Sticklers

Subject: Re: Another Light Topic- Interesting Article About Grammar Sticklers
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:06:31 -0400

I want to believe that I have noticed some of the technically less-capable tech SMEs reviewing for grammar //in place of// reviewing for technical errors and omissions. Arguing about split infinitives removes the necessity of looking for reversed meanings in the descriptions of parameters.

On Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:44:00 -0400, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

"...more agreeable participants tended to rate grammar errors less harshly than less agreeable participants, who showed more sensitivity to "grammos" â homophonous grammar errors like to/too, itâs/its*."*

"Grammos"? *twitches*

On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 12:20 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

They totally overlooked those of us who actually cackle while we're
redlining other peoples' writing.

Gene Kim-Eng

On 4/15/2016 8:26 PM, margaret Cekis wrote:

FYI: People obsessed with grammar aren't as nice as everybody else, study suggests.

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References:
Another Light Topic- Interesting Article About Grammar Sticklers: From: margaret Cekis
Re: Another Light Topic- Interesting Article About Grammar Sticklers: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Another Light Topic- Interesting Article About Grammar Sticklers: From: Julie Stickler

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