January 15th, 2007


Journalistic English

I'm in a hospital waiting room, reading a copy of the May 2006 issue of "Windows IT Pro", and on page 61 I find a letters page, "ask the experts".
    Bob Chronister: I can think of a couple possible solutions for improving performance. I don't know how your systems are architected, so these solutions may not work for you, but...
Either US English and British English have diverged dreadfully, or my understanding of English is fatally flawed, or Bob can't write and his editor can't edit.