Posted Dec 7, 2011 11:43 UTC (Wed) by dskoll
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Parent article: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 released
But don't they usually get the English grammar correct?
Sadly, no. I've found that most people, including university graduates, have very poor English skills. It seems that many people just don't care. And schools and universities don't seem to care much either.
(Grumpy old man mode) When I was a kid, if you had spelling or grammatical errors in your work, you lost marks even if the subject was science or history. Nowadays, that doesn't seem to be the case; teachers accept any old garbage as long as they can vaguely make out what the student is trying to say.
Also, in universities there seems to be a culture of entitlement where students expect to be rewarded regardless of how hard they work or how well they actually do. See Pedro Pequeno's remarks from 1999.
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