Re: Emily Post-ing

Subject: Re: Emily Post-ing
From: Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 1994 01:01:03 -0800

Judith Wisdom said:
> But as a result there has emerged a tolerance
> towards spelling and punctuation errors of the sort that are not revealed
> in spoken language.

Surely you mean in formal written language? Speech errors are quite
common in spoken language, but don't generally hinder the conversation.
When they do, we ask for clarification.

karenk -at- netcom -dot- com

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