Jun 292009
 

If software programming logic and statements were viewed as literature, what form of literature would yours be? Novel: multiple independent story lines that you hope will eventually converge to make a point. Short story: a limited number of characters with only one point to make Essay: tell ’em what you’re going to say, say it, […]

Joy of Unclear Writing

 Posted by at 7:16 pm  Misc
Feb 262009
 

I’ve been chipping away at processing and archiving family papers lately.  Tonight I came across a folder of papers from when my mother was a full time instructor in the LSU English Department, circa 1979. Among the exams and worksheets she used in class was this little gem: THE FOLLOWING ARE EXAMPLES OF UNCLEAR WRITING.  […]