Monday, August 10, 2009

Beware the Post-Apocalyptic Misplaced Modifier

Typos have an uncanny ability to survive readings and re-readings.

If there is anything that could survive a nuclear attack, it is probably typographical errors.
—Thomas Sowell, "Some Thoughts about Writing."

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