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Slight Grammatical Error

From: Robert Uhl <ruhl@4dv.net>
Date: 20 Aug 2004 20:32:08 -0600
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In the first Story in Section 3.6, the plural 'they' is used to refer to
the singular 'owner.'  While the neuter plural does date back quite a
ways (I understand that even Shakespeare used it a few times), it's
generally considered _very_ poor practise.  Otherwise, a great document
which should be required reading for anyone who touches an information

Robert Uhl <ruhl@4dv.net>
Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.  --H.L. Mencken
Received on Saturday, 21 August 2004 03:42:32 UTC

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