Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Did you know that most editors have a strong death wish?

From an article I'm editing on paper vs. electronic medical records:

"Electronic records are more efficient than paper because it makes the files easier to read, more assessable and improves on the overall quality of the patience’s files for diagnosis research." Not to mention the subject-verb disagreement.

When I encountered that sentence, I saved the file, turned off my computer, and double-locked the door to my balcony. I live on the sixth floor of an apartment building.