Why are the hyphens and dashes and colons and semicolons placed incorrectly?Why does he bold or italicize words as and when he feels like it—sometimes both at the same time? “We will just launch a mock-up of the book then,” they say proudly. ONE Malaysian author told me the other day: “I don’t understand why you need to edit my manuscript and make so many amendments.We cannot predict the future of TV in Latin America—but we can say with confidence that the claims for its demise are overstated.Television remains the principal cultural game in town. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license ( which permits any use, distribution, and reproduction of the work without further permission provided the original author(s) and source are credited.
Lately many of them have started selling potato chips and poppadom crisps. I like chicken rice because I like anything with chicken and rice in it. Sadly, our so-called standards have slipped to a historic all-time nadir.
Why does the writer start sentences with small letters?
Why are commas not employed when required and in all the odd places?
By the time I die editing this nonsensical treatise, I would most probably gain a useless Ph D in Stupidology (Hons).
Believe me when I say that the deterioration of the modern human mind is real, and has begun.