Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Whoever decided to imply — and what other motivation could there be to discuss spelling, punctuation and style of a published Russian fragment but to imply — that these blemishes are enough to put the authenticity of this text into question, is insinuating that state officials who routinely write reports have a professional writer's sense of style, a proofreader-level proficiency in written Russian, and an editor's sense of responsibility for the printed word. Hilarious and pathetic. The defects of the published fragments are an integral part of the ugly and pompous bureaucratese that is precisely what makes them believable!


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    A beautiful cartoon on the front page of The Week:

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    This is just as bad as a brief exchange with a belligerent guest on a regular news show: Six minutes! Six minutes, during which Rand Paul is…

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    The war on repetitions:

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