Writing Glitch 1004

Today’s glitch:

Forget about spontaneous duplication of a play by the Bard of Avon; I’m still waiting for one of these “infinite monkeys” at a keyboard to produce something coherent and readable. Correct spelling would be a good start…

Obviously, artifiacial inteligence is spelled incorrectly; change to artificial intelligences.

Have taken dominance over? No. Good try, but… no. Change it to have claimed dominance over or have taken control of, or something along those lines.

Although wont is a real word (it means inclination or habit, basically), it’s not the word you want there. Change it to won’t.

Willing to abide to isn’t right, either. Change it to willing to abide by or willing to agree to.

I have no idea what is meant by 3/4 autonomus, but (assuming those really are the words the writer intends, and that they mean what the writer thinks they mean, neither of which is in any way a certainty here) 3/4 should be changed to three-fourths, and autononus is misspelled — change that to autonomous.

The to after reconfiguration should be of instead.

Because humans is plural, body should be changed to bodies.

Change 25 to twenty-five.

Change Its to It’s.

Robots, androids, and other artificial intelligences have claimed dominance over the human race. They won’t destroy humans who are willing to agree to a three-fourths autonomous reconfiguration of their bodies within twenty-five days. It’s the last day before the deadline. Where are you, and what are you doing?





About Thomas Weaver

For several years, I’ve been putting my uncanny knack for grammar and punctuation, along with an eclectic mental collection of facts, to good use as a Wielder of the Red Pen of Doom (editor). I'm physically disabled, and I currently live with my smugly good-looking twin Paul, who writes military science fiction and refuses to talk about his military service because he can’t. Sometimes Paul and I collaborate on stories, and sometimes I just edit whatever he writes. It's worked out rather well so far. My list of non-writing-related jobs from the past includes librarian, art model, high school teacher, science lab gofer… Although I have no spouse or offspring to tell you about, I do have six cats. (The preferred term is "Insane Cat Gentleman.") I currently spend my time blogging, reading, editing, and fending off cats who like my desk better than my twin’s.
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1 Response to Writing Glitch 1004

  1. A very photosynthesis example.😂

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