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Please feel free to leave a useful comment (or multiple useful comments). It is my intention to reply to all comments. Note, however, that comments are moderated.

As Diogenes (Volume 1, Number 2, of 20 November 1868, page 16) puts it.

As Diogenes (Volume 1, Number 2, of 20 November 1868, page 16) puts it.

“TO CORRESPONDENTS–DIOGENES has to acknowledge the receipt of several communications, some of which have been passed for insertion. Others, which are unsuitable for his columns, are held at the disposal of the writers.”

Here are some tips for getting your comment to pass the moderation:

– Write as if your grandma (or mine!) may read what you write.

– Write something of interest in which you can take pride.  (Chicago-style: “that you can take pride in.”)

– Write clearly and comprehensibly.

– In the words of Alvin Toffler, “Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.”

from Calvin and Hobbes

from Calvin and Hobbes

I will not accept inappropriate, generic, irrelevant, rude, or obnoxious comments.  The cool thing about being the moderator is that I get to define all of those adjectives for myself!

And remember: When in doubt, tell a joke instead.

1 don't be a dick

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