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Subject:Re: comma splice? From:Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 4 Feb 1994 15:16:33 -0800
Arthur Comings said:
> -- What *pro-active* nitpicking (checking your own writing before it goes
> out) does is to make your E-mail easier for everyone else to scan quickly
> and (given more time) to understand. Given the number of people who
> may be reading any given message, the time spent seems worth it to me.
Depends on if you think e-mail is writing or speech. I'm firmly in
the speech camp, and find myself writing comma splices all the time.
It's the way we talk. I often find excessively carefully written
e-mail difficult to read--it's too dense.