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Subject: Re: NEED A TRANSFORMER - WE MANUFACTURER
Date: 30 Oct 2002 11:03:29 -0600
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My Electrical Engineering advisor had a BA in English as well as a PhD
in EE. He insisted on proper grammar and spelling in lab reports even
though some students complained. This was in 1962 and I can well
imagine that it has gotten worse of late.
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 16:04:20 +0000, John Woodgate
>I read in sci.electronics.design that Sir Charles W. Shults III
> wrote (in r.com>) about 'NEED A TRANSFORMER - WE MANUFACTURER', on Wed, 30 Oct
>> So "tring", "intergraded", "quilified", and "tempature" must be new words.
>>I won't even bother to post his response but will not that he blamed it on
>>"transferring into html format" (sic). We are fast becoming a culture of
>Problems with spelling are rife among our colleagues. It seems often to
>go with the territory; left-brain dominance is good for technical skills
>but bad for spelling and reading.
>But arrogance and stupidity (in not understanding the rules of the
>communication medium and the need for proper presentation of a sales
>pitch) can't be excused.
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