[ExI] silly 'rules'

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 17:48:11 UTC 2015

On Sep 18, 2015 2:40 AM, "Ben" <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Speaking of clarity of communication, I have no idea what this:
> "I'm saying one should limit oneself to trying to be like them in terms of
> writing -- as of something is writing that unlike Hemingway (or unlike a
> caricature of Hemingway) has missed the boat"
> actually means.  "...as of something is writing that unlike
> Is it just me, or is this garbled?

A little.  I parsed it as, "...as if someone writing in manner that is
unlike Hemingway's...", assuming the "of" to be a typoed "if".
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