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I agree .  I appreciate your criticisms of English grammar.

On 18 Dec 2003 at 11:49, GSKWY(--nospam--at) wrote:

> Some miscellaneous comments:
> Alot of engineers (generalizing for myself and others that I work with
> / talk to / stand next to at receptions) continue their education
> throughout their careers by reading engineering-related publications. 
> Given the changes in seismic design a lot of engineers are reading
> material related to seismic design / seismic detailing.  My personal
> opinion is that a lot of this material is very hard to understand
> and/or very frustrating to read.
> This could be because the subject is complicated and I am not very
> bright.  It could also be, at least in part, because a lot of these
> documents are not well written.  
> Assumptions are not always well stated or not stated at all.  Words
> are misused and punctuation in the wrong place results in a sentence
> that says completely the opposite of what the author intended.
> Personally,  I like it when other people comment publicly and say
> something is not well written.  That way,  I know I am not the only
> one having problems understanding the material.
> Gail Kelley

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