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Stimulating Artificial Mindsets

Initiating Mission-Critical Jargon Reduction By GEOFFREY NUNBERG “Asking a business consulting firm to repair the damage business itself has done to the English language may feel a bit like entrusting the school nutrition program to a fried chicken chain. Nonetheless, since last month almost 100,000 people have downloaded a free program from Deloitte Consulting that …

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Injinears Speel Grate

Are you a good speller? How's your grammar? If you think you have what it takes to proofread literature, you could help Project Gutenburg. Distributed Proofreading

Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Things People Said Ordinary people can be drop dead funny. "Human speech is directly responsible for almost every thought and emotion we have throughout life's journey. The complexity of language and the complex messages we use it to communicate leave the possibilities wide open for just about anything. Among other things, people can say things …

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