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carl at personnelware.com
Tue Aug 26 21:11:01 CEST 2008
sheila miguez wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 12:50 PM, Martin Maney <maney at two14.net> wrote:
>> [style note for Carl: see, I had had '"real"' there at first, but you
>> don't need the scare quotes to understand that usage, do you? they
>> just made it look silly, and provided an unnecessary opportunity for
>> some sensitive (or belligerent) soul to take offense...]
> omit needless!
I see no needless to omit?
The fact that the initial version was '"real"' should show that it is optimal.
I don't see how dumbing it down makes it more informative. But you are right, I
did understand you to mean '"real"' and not 'real'. Feel free to stop using
periods at the end of sentences two - Eye can probably figure out what ewe average.
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