Re: Your Sense of Taste

From: On-line Snack discussion (
Date: Fri Aug 14 1998 - 16:32:20 PDT

Thank you for your input. I'm sorry it took so long to respond. The
Sense of Taste Snack is one of the Snacks in Progress. It is still in
development. Your comments have been passed on to Editorial. I believe
new wording will be posted for the Snack. Thank you again.

Nina Thayer
Snacktalk Moderator
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA 94123-1099

On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Nancy Webster wrote:

> While this is an interesting activity, please note that the first
> paragraph of "To Do and Notice" is grammatically incorrect. When using
> a singular subject (in this paragraph, "one student"), the writer must
> be certain that pronoun references agree. The paragraph should begin,
> "One student closes his or her eyes," etc. This may appear to be a
> minor problem, but I believe that teachers have a responsibility to
> speak and write in correct English.
> Sincerely,
> Nancy Webster (A science teacher who is also certified in English)

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