Reaching out across the Web .. ...分享 Zuojun Yu, physical oceanographer, freelance English editor


Editors and reviewers are NOT gods

已有 1892 次阅读 2012-9-8 14:37 |个人分类:Scientific Writing|系统分类:科研笔记|关键词:editor,,reviewers,,authors,,English,expression| English, Editor, expression, authors, reviewers

Fight when you can, against the journal editor or reviewers. Don't always assume they are right and you are wrong, even when it's about English expression.

ps. Why should I care? Here is the background info. A reviewer said "topography is not a driving mechanism," and asked the authors to use "topographic-induced xxx." Ok, I may also prefer "topographically-induced xxx," BUT it is NOT wrong to use "topographically-driven xxx." Don't argue with me, just google and see 15+ million citations are out there.

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