[ExI] silly 'rules'

Ben bbenzai at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 19 21:27:21 UTC 2015

BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:

 > On 18 September 2015 at 19:28, Dan  wrote:
 >> That should've been an "if" as Adrian noted. Also, looking it over, I
 >> should've QAed the whole thing.
 >> It should've read:
 >> "I'm saying one should NOT limit oneself to trying to be like them 
in terms
 >> of writing -- as IF ANYONE writing unlike Hemingway (or unlike a 
 >> of Hemingway) has missed the boat."
 >> Please forgive the confusion. Or call me Entropian.

Ah, that makes more sense!

 > Do you think modern authors are worse writers now they use word
 > processors with spellcheck, autocorrect, grammar checkers, thesaurus
 > and formatting? And online fact checks and searches?

I don't know, but I do know that I'm a worse typist than I was 20 years 
ago, because of autocorrect.

Ben Zaiboc

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