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Re: spelling, grammar, etc.

On Tue, 31 Mar 1998, H Glazer wrote:

> A former boss at the Record-Journal in Meriden, CT, used to eliminate
> many reporter/editor applications out of hand. If they came addressed to
> "Meridan" or "Meridian," he'd read no further!

Reminds me of when I was looking for an answering service, circa 1980.
With the Yellow Pages in front of me, I started calling them.  I was
appalled at how bad most of them sounded while answering their own phones.

Also reminds me of a story about how Thomas Edison hired researchers. 
He'd invite the prospective new employee home to dinner.  If he salted his
meat without tasting it first, he didn't get the job.

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