Clear and to the Point

4 July, 2011

Say what?

Filed under: accuracy,communication,editing — monado @ 00:22
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Part of checking your work is reading it over one last time before it’s published—or you can get something like this!

Picture of a whale's tale with story about whale vs. fisherman. Headline is 'Whale knocks out 13-year-old Drew Hall fishing Australian boy with tail'

Incoherent headline

“Whale knocks out 13-year-old Drew Hall fishing Australian boy with tail.” There’s a string of unorganized details here.  I’m not even sure whom the tail belongs to, grammatically.

This looks as if some text might have been dragged out of place by cursor. I always try to disable drag-and-drop text editing: it’s too easy to do by accident.

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1 Comment »

  1. That’s one of the reasons I use vi!

    Comment by Greg Marks — 14 July, 2011 @ 18:35 | Reply


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