[ExI] silly 'rules'

Dan danust2012 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 18:19:35 UTC 2015

On Sep 18, 2015, at 10:48 AM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 Hemingway..."???
> >
> > 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".
Yes, I forgot I had autocorrect on.


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