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Helping Readers December 23, 2014

Just got a comment quoting a sentence from an item and saying “This sentence needs fixed.” (It’s a Scottish construction often used in Pittsburgh and maybe other places.) One’s not inclined to take writing advice from someone who says “needs fixed.” Which the sentence didn’t, by the way.

"You haven't given anything -- no more than you "give" to thieves -- unless you ..."

Ayn Rand’s Onion
"With respect, you don't know what you are talking about. You want to say Rand, ..."

Ayn Rand’s Onion
"I don't think you are being accurate. Ballpark: about half of Federal taxes are mandatory ..."

Ayn Rand’s Onion
"Surplus population, that is, population in excess of employable labor, obviously does make the economy ..."

Ayn Rand’s Onion

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