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A Grammar Cop to end all Grammar Cops Answered

The Language of Bad Physics is a blog devoted to complaining about poor language use by physicists, in particular in published papers.  And you guys thought Kiteman and I criticized too much!

By the way, check out her 13 October entry, where she rips apart a recent crackpot without even needing to point out the physics absurdities.

Minor update:  Gender references corrected.  Thanks, Lithium Rain!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

11 years ago

Wow!

Send Lira to study physics for a few years, that's what you'd get.

>shudder<

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

ROFL! I don't know whether to be terribly complimented or intensely offended.
(Actually I've kicked that idea around...)

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

Be complimented.

I'm tossing around the idea of going back into teaching physics as a single subject.

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

Reply 11 years ago

Are you at a high school or a college?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

I teach in a Middle School, but our local authority is closing middle schools to save money improve education, so I will be moving to teach in a high school.

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

Reply 11 years ago

Hmm, we don't have Middle School in Australia, we just have Primary School, High School then College.  I'd reccomend you coming to my school, but it would be kind of weird if you were my teacher.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

 Ahh, I thought you were shuddering at the idea...

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 11 years ago

I wholeheartedly encourage you... I bumped into my old physics teacher the other day, the old crone... You'd make up for at least ten awful teachers...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

11 years ago

Haha, nice.

And...call me crazy, but this author looks like a lady to me...

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 11 years ago

.  You're crazy.
.  A very attractive lady at that.

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Tool Using Animal
Tool Using Animal

Reply 11 years ago

Careful Jessyratfink doesn't find out you're commenting on the appearance of a woman on the internet. ;-)

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 11 years ago

.  heehee  If she gives me any guff, I'll just tell her how cute she is when she's mad.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 11 years ago

Wow, I remember that too - of course, that was only about 35 years ago ;-) 
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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 11 years ago

You're crazy.Was that right?

And I have unconscious sexist biases.  What do you expect from a Dead White Guy?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

Teehee.

Kelsey! Physicist ! = =  male! :P

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 11 years ago

Fixed.  Thank you very much!