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Subject:Re: more light From:Matthew Bin <mattbin -at- HOTMAIL -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 14 May 1998 12:36:38 PDT
>once told (by a proofreader) that he always checked a doc BACKWARDS
>only checking for typos (before spell checkers!) and then forward for
It's a good way to proof-read for sentence structure and grammar, too:
read the last sentence first, then the sentence before that, then the
sentence before that, etc. etc... of course it's not as good as the
green underlining in Word, but then what is?