Geez, Jack, now you've let the bug out of the bag . . .
> I'll bet we can look to Russ Hunt The Computer Whiz for another solution.
> Aren't you working on a computer program, Russ, such that students are
> strapped into a chair and told to edit--whereupon they get an electric
> shock (nothing big, just a "slight correction" rather like the Invisible
> Fence) whenever a student makes an error? Sure to be a big hit among the
> crowd using handbooks to teach writing.
> Get those bugs worked out, Russ!
The only remaining bug is that when you hook it to Grammatik IV
it tends to electrocute the academically precocious (_way_ too many
passives; overloads the system).
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