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At 09:40 13.5.2003 +0200, Andreas Johansson wrote:

>[1] This is, of course, only my unscientific impression - I don't have any
>statistical proof that spelling and grammar mistakes in newspapers are on the
>rise.

Well, copy-editors/proofreaders are on the decline in Sweden both among the
press and book publishers.  I   used to be able to make a decent income in this
field up to about five years ago.

/ B.Philip Jonsson B^)
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