[NTG-context] Grammar

David Rogers davidandrewrogers at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 18:33:34 CEST 2010


* Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> [2010-07-27 16:15]:

>On 27-7-2010 4:10, David Rogers wrote:
>
>>In academic writing especially, it's necessary to weigh the effect of
>>this distraction before using anything other than standard
>>constructions. Sometimes this kind of focus on the writer's personality
>>and politics may be welcome, or even necessary; but in some situations
>>it is not.
>
>so what do copy editors of scientific publications do when they see 
>mixed (or inconsistent) usage of he/she/etc?

I'm not a regular reader of any scientific publications. I suspect there
are different de facto standards in different fields.

-- 
David


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