Words of Note

March 27, 2013 § Leave a comment

Modern English, especially written English, is full of bad habits that spread by imitation and that can be avoided if one is willing to take the necessary trouble –George Orwell

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Illustration of Steven Jobs by Matthew Phelan (2009)

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Reading About Writing

March 11, 2013 § Leave a comment

Do you think about writing while you read? When done well, we rarely notice writing while we’re reading. It’s when your professor assigns selections from Grudrisse that you think “whaaaa?”

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