practice-40 - them with irrelevancies. (p. 11) Indeed, it...

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that the use of a computerized grammar checker does not mean that writers can expect the computer to “fix” all diction, usage, and style problems. Mende (1994) made the following point with regard to the use of computerized grammar checkers: Political correctness, the twentieth-century equivalent of the Spanish Inquisition, has found its way into our software. . . . Now, for the last time, I ask you to contemplate your students. As you assist them in their efforts to master the language, do not confuse
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Unformatted text preview: them with irrelevancies. (p. 11) Indeed, it has been found that some grammar checkers that ship with word processors lead writers to increase some types of errors. 2 REFERENCES Akron, M. T., The History and Development of Business Communication Theory: 1700-1950, Journal of Business Studies , Vol. 42, July 1994, pp. 173-175. Dublin, J. S., Eminent Harvard Professor Quits Over Plagiarism Charges, Massachusetts Post and Tribune , December 1990, pp. 1, 25. 3...
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