[clug] Man pages.
scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 00:42:08 UTC 2015
On 28/07/15 06:26, Mike Carden wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 12:04 AM, Scott Ferguson
> <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com <mailto:scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com>>
> On 27/07/15 12:49, Lana Brindley wrote:
> > On 27/07/15 11:40, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> At best readability tests ensure you avoid common grammar mistake and
> help keep documents free of unnecessarily long words out of
> There has t be some law of the Internetz that requires you to make those
> two errors in a sentence discussing the difficulties encountered when
> trying to write properly. :)
I must of been channelling Yogi Beara.
There's a precept which pre-dates the intertubes that applies:-
"The blacksmith's horse generally goes unshod."
With hindsight I kind of wish I'd deliberately written that gibberish.
Self-deprecating irony has it's charms, I'd never fit my head through a
doorway without it. :)
(and fast typed stream-of-consciousness list posting has it's pitfalls)
"I use readability tools, I also try and employ critical thought, and I
rely strongly on proofreaders. I'm not a professional writer. I've used
none of those things when writing this, and it only "seemed" OK after a
quick re-read - my apologies in advance for all the very likely errors."
~ standard weasel disclaimer
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