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OT Re: Learning to conlang to write better english!

From:David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Date:Friday, June 3, 2005, 16:41
Keith wrote:
Not so much "good" as "better". He's just trying to get them, as
writers, to know some of their most important tools better. From that
perspective, it's not so laughable.

With that I certainly agree.  What I don't agree with is that this
is a better approach to content-only, or the best approach, by
any means.  I agree that content-only isn't a good way to teach
writing, but I think the opposite extreme (what he's talking about)
has exactly the same flaws.  Further, he made it sound like this was
*the* answer, precluding all others, and that I didn't appreciate.

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