Sunday, November 22, 2009
In a former life--younger years--I was a journalism major in College. What I liked best was proof reading, which is looking for spelling and vocabulary errors. I still do it, in a way. You know those pesky fliers you get on your door or under your front mat. Well before I throw them away, I scan them for errors. And errors there always are! I then call the number on the flier and tell them that they can't get customers if they can't spell. I point out the flaws in their fliers. I mean, how hard can it be to get someone to look at it. I know, I'm a snob. But I also think that things that go out to the public should have proper English. Of course, I probably wouldn't have used their services anyway; but they don't need to know that. I guess I need to get out more. It's strange what turns us on.