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Musings of a scatterbrain.
|I'm a perfectionist. I think I need an OFF switch. Am I the only person who can't read back her own stuff without cringing at her little typographical trip-ups and other such grammar-abusing oversights? Or the only person who thinks that punctuation is as good as sacred and that people should learn to, oh, use it?
I might be some kind of freak, but as a linguist I can't help going into Phase Red when I see people who are apparently oblivious to the fact that "its" is not the same as "it's" (and other such enlightened errors). At those times, I really need to learn to get away from my keyboard really quickly, and maybe not touch it again for half an hour or so.
Never even mind when my keyboard goes rogue on me and eats my own apostrophes, or when I pen things down so fast that entire words disappear- or are awkwardly linked together! It's so tempting to just chew on the paper and make all the evidence of being a complete scatterbrain just go away. I know better than that, dangit!
Breathe, Elv. Remember to breathe. :)