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Subject:Re: report on how kids can't write From:Andreas Ramos <andreas -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 15 Aug 1994 14:42:30 -0700
"I am happy to say somehow I made it through the public school system
knowing exactly what a noun was. I could even diagram my sentences. I am
also happy to say I am one semester away from having a bachelor's degree
in english, with a technical writing emphasis."
Whoever wrote this was doing it on their off day. Run on sentences, mixed
subjects, unclear point, capitalization errors... Here's a go at it:
"I'm happy to say that I learned about nouns in public school. I even
learned to diagram my sentences. I'm also happy to say that I'm a
semester away from a bachelor's degree in English with an emphasis in
It's still not clear if there is a point to this, but at least it's readable.