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Old 05-05-2019, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Left Hand of Dorkness View Post
An omnipotent omnibenevolent god would rid the world of orthographic nitpickery.
This of course raises the essentially subjective values-based question of what constitutes "nitpickery", and more fundamentally, the phenomenological question of what kind of world we want to live in, orthographically speaking. Some might enjoy the lawlessness of the Wild West; others might prefer a more refined experience based on the rule of law, and might even respectfully carry around their copy of Fowler's, and the linguistic commentary of William Safire, both of which they consult with biblical reverence.