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On Tue, 14 Jan 1997, Linda Kelsey-Jones <lkj> wrote:
>With a little praktis you cud rite lik 1 of my favrit writers, Artemus
>Ward, partikularly as he onect rote fer the Cleveland Plaindealer. "My
>perlitical sentiments agree with yourn exackly. I know they do, becauz I
>never saw a man whoos didn't. Respectfully yours, A. Ward. P.S. -You
>scratch my back and Ile scratch your back."
>Are you or anyone out there familiar with this 19th C. humorist
>p.s. Christine, keep writing. "Don't sweat the small stuff, etc."
>>From: donkay (Don @ Kay Alexander)
>>Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 12:02:39 -0700
>>Subject: Something to Consider
>>This is intended only to those of you "educated" people who SHOULD know
>>better but don't seem to care about the poor image you leave with the
>>public and your colleagues whom you are trying so hard to serve and impress
>>with your talents. Whin you right a letter too a groo p of people most most
>>of who have been borned and edjicated in the usa and whom look to me and
>>you for asistance in an swering problems, allot of the time you should
>>prove read you're stuff befor e you male it! I am nut directing this too
>>new arrivles in this countrey or those writting frum forin places, as they
>>are doin great four evin trieng english.
>> You old timers in this artsednet group have heard other such appeals
>>online before, but you seem reluctant to address it even in the most subtle
>>ways. I believe that some of you should take it upon yourselves to send a
>>gentle, private message to those who obviously don't care or are just too
>>lazy to clean up their own act. Most computers do have dictionaries. Yes,
>>there are such things as typos, but writing "allot" three times in one
>>letter is not a typo!
>> Before I am burned at the stake or crucified for being critical and for
>>trying to salvage what's left of my profession, I humbly tender my
>> PS---Pleeze exskooze all my misteaks--thankyou
>>From: Christine Beth Johnson <chrbjohn>
>>Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 16:34:34 -0500 (EST)
>>Subject: Re: Something to Consider
>>I certainly appreciate your comments that could easily be directed to me.
>>Sometimes answering over 20 or so e-mails in the 1/2 hour I am allowed on
>>line I get fast and sloppy. I sure do wish my e-mail allowed spell
>>check. Anyway. The point is well taken. Thank you.And I find myself
>>frightened into Silence.
>> Christy whose long nails slip of the keys Johnson