Saturday, March 09, 2013

Annoying Cowen Tics

I've already complained about Cowen using commas as sentence separators, which he does all the time, if you're beginning a brand new sentence, you should use a period, he seems to do this for no apparent purpose at all.

But "sentences of interest" or "very good sentences" is really starting to grate on me as well. First of all, it's not like it is usually really well-constructed sentences he is noting; it is the ideas that are of interest. But secondly, the last two times he did this it was just a single sentence, and yet in the post title "sentences" is still plural.

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