Russians create artificial human brain

John David Galt jdg at
Mon Apr 16 15:26:17 EST 2001

David Ehrens wrote:
> ...
> > > But he warned of the potential hazards of the scientific
> > > breakthrough, saying the brand new brain could turn into
> > > a Frankenstein's monster if it was mistreated.
>                                    ^^^
> Hoax alert!
> Most journalists would have used the subjunctive, "were".

Most journalists in the US don't even use complete sentences any longer.
For that reason I find the story MORE believeable than I would if it had
been written in correct English.

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