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Re: And now for something completely different

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  • Subject: [mg120494] Re: And now for something completely different
  • From: Jack L Goldberg 1 <jackgold at umich.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 07:06:08 -0400 (EDT)
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As long as we are talking about poor written English, a particularly  
annoying habit of Wolfram (or his editors) is the use of the word  
"essentially" throughout his tome, "Mathematica". It appears so often  
that it both disturbing and unessential (so to speak) :-)

Jack


Quoting Richard Fateman <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu>:

>
> Can you start a paragraph with "And"?
>
> http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid090413160418AAyfRO2
>
> says, 'No.'
>
>
> Stephen Wolfram often does so, and I find it annoying.
> example
> http://www.wolframscience.com/nksonline/page-42?firstview=1
>
> This construction seems to have been removed from the online documentation.
>
>
> --RJF
>
>
>
>






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