Oversupply of Ph.D.s in Canada?

Arthur Sowers arthures at magpage.com
Wed Jan 12 19:42:53 EST 2000



On 12 Jan 2000, Placid Ol' Dingo wrote:

> spotsnall <katzday at tamu.edu> wrote:
> 
> > In article <1e4ahov.1ed7f4x1lfjdeyN%pod at karsh.demon.co.uk>, 
> > pod at karsh.demon.co.uk says...
> > >
> > >Arthur Sowers <arthures at magpage.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> 1. Life is too short for spell-checkers, and
> > >> 2. If you deal with people who spend more time worrying about _spelling_
> > >> than the _content_ in the message, then you are wasting your time.
> > >
> > >Which has absolutely nothing to do with why prospective post-docs who
> > >exhibit bad (or 'non-standard' if you prefer) spelling or grammar *will*
> > >be at a disadvantage when job hunting in a competitive market.
> > >
> > 
> > Which is not really what you wrote about in your original post.
> 
> It's connected. jobs for which there was little competition will
> probably be those in which people are treated badly.
> 
> > For newsgroups, informality is the rule and the norm and you should not
> > be assessing someone by their useage in newsgroup communications.
> 
> Thanks mom.
> 
> When in newsgroups, I will observe strict informality at all times.
> When in newsgroups, I will observe strict informality at all times.
> When in newsgroups...
> 
> 

Whn n NGs Il obcrv srtic infmalty a ahl tims.
"   "   "  "  "     "     "      "   "  "
"   "  "  "   "    "     "       "   "  "

Just wanted to show you how to "cheat" with the quote marks.
Besides, its faster (one keystroke per word, instead of many)


;-)

etc.

Art





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