davidd (davidd) wrote,

I am learning that just because somebody can say the words, it doesn't mean they know how to read.

How can you even begin to relate to somebody who thinks 1984 was a long time ago; that is, "a long time ago" as in, when people all rode horses, the Titanic was sinking, and the American Civil War and World War Two were being fought concurrently.

On the bright side: sufficient repetition seems to have some -- marginal, granted, but measureable -- effect on appropriate apostrophe placement.

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