Here is another excellent article from Ask Yer Mom.
Your generation has a much more challenging job than mine did of evaluating information sources.
Please allow me to geez for a moment!! When I was a kid, we had four teevee stations and two newspapers. Textbook wars were limited and proofreaders and editors were plentiful. An avid reader could go years without seeing a typo in a book. Now I can’t remember the last book I read that didn’t have at least one goof, and that’s only the grammar and spelling errors.
When we researched papers in college, all we needed to do was visit a good library and people there would help us locate reputable sources or at least point us in the right direction.
I love that you can type, “what’s that horrible smelling orange fungus?” into a search engine and it will lead you to stinkhorns before you’ve even finished typing the question. Back…
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