Re: comma splice?

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.

karenk -at- netcom -dot- com

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