Ruskies Scold The U.S.

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Tue May 19 05:18:40 MDT 2009


At 08:50 PM 5/18/2009, you wrote:
>At 08:23 PM 5/18/2009, Stephen A. Frye wrote:
>>John,
>>
>>I have to question the authenticity of this article. It's "almost" 
>>well written. If this were a translation from Russian into English, 
>>the "lazy" grammatical errors wouldn't have occurred, because the 
>>errors wouldn't be the same in Russian.
>
>         Depends on who did the actual translating, Stephen. Don't you think?


Absolutely.  And if they made that elementary mistake, what other 
ones did they make?


>>And I have never read these lazy grammatical errors by any native 
>>English speaker that writes columns of any significance. Some 
>>postings herein, yes. Journalists - never - they know better.
>
>         At least we trust that to be so.


No, we don't have to trust, we can read for ourselves.


>         When have you ever seen or heard of any journalist worried 
> about accuracy of facts, Stephen? I can tell you that as a staff, 
> the NYTimes certainly isn't. How many times have they been caught 
> making stuff up out of whole cloth? Long as it fits their premise............


If you are questioning the facts reported by journalists, then, by 
your own words, your posted article is in question.



Stephen A. Frye
s.frye at verizon.net 
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