[LMB] School Is no Place for a Reader OT:

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Mon Sep 2 23:36:12 BST 2013

On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 04:34:33PM -0600, Howard Brazee wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2013, at 1:07 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > She quit because her co-workers wanted her dead/didn't
> > care if she died/left her in a situation where she could have died -
> > something they would not have done to a male colleague.
> In fiction, that would be too ridiculous to be a valid plot element.   It's even hard to believe in real life.

Yes, well, fiction has to be believable.
Real life just has to happen.

Tony Z

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The formal word precise but not pedantic.

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