Month: March 2011

Editing and Writing

A History of Grammar – or Not?

The Wall Street Journal has a great article about why and how grammar was invented, and what its history has been: Grammar’s Dirty Little Secret. It sounds quite serious at first and then…you keep reading. And start noticing something. For example: [J]ust think back to all the school children who got their knuckles rapped for…
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On Keyword-Stuffing, Real Information, and Other Matters

A Billion Websites, and No Information! Have you had the same frustrating experience as me? You go looking for real information by using Google or some other search engine, and all you can find is short “articles” that are very thin on anything but superficial information, but which proliferate at the top of the search…
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