Tuesday, December 16, 2008


Why do students have to take ten words to say what two words say just as well? And why do they think adding "essentially" to things makes them more "essay-ish"?

The new one I'm seeing is saying such-and-such "is a result" of something, rather than is something. Example: "objects are the result of particles in motion", rather than "objects are particles in motion".

Guh. This is going to be a long few days.

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