Daily Archives: June 1, 2016

The language of another field

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The perils of working (forever) in tech-related jobs. What I wrote:
 
“He pointed at the spam immediately to the right of the door.”
 
What I meant to write:
 
“He pointed at the stack immediately to the right of the door.”
 
Regular spellcheck is not going to catch that, so today’s tip is not to rely solely on that particular function.