A List Apart: Articles: Attack of the Zombie Copy

A List Apart: Articles: Attack of the Zombie Copy: http://www.alistapart.com:80/articles/zombiecopy

Possibly the most amusing article on bad writing that I’ve seen: I wouldn’t have thought it possible to include the phrase “Zombie Milk” in a tutorial on English.

The curse Kevin talks about is not just relegated to web pages, but is rife in corporate emails (it’s got so bad at work recently we’re considering retraining SpamAssassin) and has spilled over into one too many podcasts. Actually, to be more accurate, it’s been the reason I had stopped listening to every podcast (video or audio) I’ve tried before the end, but then I never win at roulette: maybe the next one will be better…

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