Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Tue Feb 23 16:44:11 UTC 2010

On Feb 23, 2010, at 6:59 AM, Judy Prince wrote:

> A question for you and Arnold ...:  Why do we need to get a Hacker,
> if she so desperately needs
> "balancing out"?  What, in short, does she have that MWDEU does not?

she's explicitly directive, something that's genuinely useful for
students in composition classes (though a lot depends on the accuracy
of the directions).  students need and want advice -- but good advice.


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