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From: Ruben Safir
To: Rick Moen
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Subject: Re: [Hangout of NYLXS] Fwd: With regard to a letter of
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On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:41:57AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com):
> > Maybe, but I find it asthesitically pleasing to the eye without the
> > period. I like it in R.Ph. but they don't like that one
> It's conceivable the Brits write it that way for the same reason. Who
> knows? However, I hope you are not, as it would seem is the case,
> ignoring my point that, in a business letter coming from you, an
> American using American spelling and diction, a missing period after an
> abbreviation creates a fleeting impression of poor literacy. Which is
> probably not the impression you wanted to create.
> I've now explained the point twice, which is actually not one but _two_
> times more than I should have had to.
> And, I cannot help noticing that you deliberately ignored my question
> about whether respect for your audience (here and on other mailing
> lists) doesn't suggest you should use a spelling checker -- given that
> you just proved you _do_ have one and know how to use it.
> The default interpretation is going to end up being 'No, I, Ruben Safir,
> actually don't respect my audience enough to even use a flippin'
> automated spelling checker.'
I don't allow myself to be emotionally involved in ciritque of my
emaili style. I feel no compulsion to worry about it. This is vulgar
speach and not a formal venue. Why are you wasting time asking this?
BTW - you did miss the gramatical error in that email. Fortunately,
the intended reciepient didn't care.
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