posted on Feb, 21 2009 @ 12:30 PM
According to a newspaper article I read, there is a toxic, new breed--the Chihuahua-dioxin mix.
Yes, you read it right...dioxin!
I contest that spell check used to edit articles, books, etc. have led to an audience that automatically assumes that what is printed is correct. This
is terrible, to pass along errors!
I'ld like to believe it's a conspiracy to dumb us down, but, unfortunately, it's our own cultural unawareness
, a refusal to slow down and
combined with an over reliance on machines.
I recently read a book by a highly intelligent author on a highly timely topic. After a few pages, I realized that no human editor could possibly have
read one word! The book looked and read like a high school Freshman's rough draft for an English class. If I were this author, I would have sued the
The toxic dog was written by an American reporter. Globalization, with "editors" in Asia using a computer to cheaply "edit" American publications,
will only add to the cheapening of what is written in English.