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Mine was brutal about sloppy work.
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Quoting Marcia Karp <[log in to unmask]>:

> No.  It was the fault of the author for not making sure his work was 
> accurate.
> 
> What is this nonsense about graduate students?  Did your graduate 
> supervisor accept lousy work from you?  I don't get it.
> 
> Marcia
> 
> Rickard A. Parker wrote:
> 
> >"Loucks, James" wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Very inwteresting. It almost looks like sabotage, or really bad
> >>editing/typesetting -- or the author's trying to recall these
> >>quotations from memory -- there are just too many errors to be
> >>believed in Rainey's work under review.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >I bet it was the fault of some grad student re-typing the essay
> >instead of scanning it in and editing that text.  I've done a lot of
> >both and fixing a scan is better (but even that is a lot of hard work.)
> >I produced a version of "From Ritual to Romance" by comparing an online
> >version of it in the original UK English with another version in US
> >English and using a book to resolve the differences.  Even having
> >electronic text to start with and using computerized editing tools it
> >took about forty hours work to get a more correct version of the UK
> >English text.  And then I recently found a website that had taken what
> >I had done and commenting that that had to be fixed (I haven't yet asked
> >how I screwed up.)
> >
> >Regards,
> >    Rick Parker
> >
> >
> >  
> >
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