(spoilers) Ogre Downstairs

Sally Odgers sodgers at hotnet.net.au
Tue May 8 00:22:41 EDT 2001

>For some reason, in the Bad Edition, "commercial pop" becomes that famously
>highbrow sound "classical music". That's just plain wrong, and is the bit
>I hate most.

Aha! this is the famous dumb-down effect. It presupposes that the *readers*
will be the ones listening to com-pop and doesn't want to offend them!


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