Re: Grammar Checkers -Reply

Subject: Re: Grammar Checkers -Reply
From: DAVID IBBETSON <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 1996 22:31:41 -0400

I used Correct Grammar for a few months, but I wasn't happy with it and,
when I upgraded my computer I didn't bother to reinstall it. I think it was
right less than half the time.

It picked up a few of my naughty writing habits but, like an earlier grammar
checker I tried, it was designed to catch common Californian errors, and
didn't do well on my British English. I can't remember details.

David (the forgetful idiot) Ibbetson

David Ibbetson ibbetson -at- idirect -dot- com
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