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Dec 11, 2005

Journalistic Style

I'm aware that it's not proper style to refer to myself in the first person or to use the accusatory (you) to refer to my readers, but I do it anyway for what I think are good reasons. For one, I think anyone that persistently refers to themselves in the third person is dangerously close to being a pretentious twit. In fact, I only do it when I'm amusing myself by pretending to be pretentious.

For two, this isn't exactly a serious journalistic work, here. These are my thoughts, which I'm expressing to you, and I think they deserve a more conversational style. I write as I would speak to you face-to-face.

That, and I'm not exactly shy about accusations.

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