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Topic: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
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Louis Talman

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Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted: May 15, 2014 1:26 PM
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On Thu, 15 May 2014 04:29:46 -0600, Robert Hansen <> wrote:

> How would you understand how a mangled thumb written word can magically
> turn into an actual (correctly spelled) word, that you didn?t intend, if
> you turned the feature off?

Has it occurred to you that I turn it off *because* I understand? Or that
I reread things before they leave my machine? Not because I'm "wasting" a
Ph.D., but because precision is important---and always worth the effort?

(And, by the way, your posts are getting more amusing---not less amusing.)

- --Louis A. Talman
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver


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