rohina at shaw.ca
Sat Jan 24 15:11:44 EST 2004
>I recently did some contract tech writing in which my correctly used
>"which"s were transformed by the editor into incorrect "that"s because
>they wanted a more idiomatic language flow. Reasonable, I suppose,
>though I embarrased to have my name on it now. Though I'm embarrased to
>have my name on it because it's badly written for so many reasons; I did
>a rotten job. *sigh*
At least they didn't turn all your "who"s into "that"s. Given the
increasingly common nature of this error, it could have been argued that it
would be more idiomatic.
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