Daily Archives: December 23, 2005

Of Dilbert and Torture

[I normally stick to technical issues on this weblog. This posting is about logic, which is sort-of related to tech; apologies in advance to anyone who came here hoping for a short break from personal pontification about current events.] Over … Continue reading

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Mind your colons …

… and make friends with a technical writer. Prescriptive grammarians — the ones who argue that the English language should follow a single standard that is both correct and eternal (at least since Fowler) and attempt to impose that standard … Continue reading

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