Friday, August 11, 2006

All the Jargon That's Fit to Bungle

Here's the lead of a nasty review in the New York Times.
SOME time ago, A. J. Jacobs, a senior editor at Esquire, set out to become the smartest man in the world, an ambition that meshed poorly with his skills set.
It's skillset. Not that we like that sort of jargon, but if one is going to be snarky about someone's book and writing skills, then one ought to get the spelling right.

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