First your reporter miss-quotes from my blog angering IMRA's Aaron Lerner. His letter was easily identified, indented in my blog post. She quoted my words.
And now you published an angry letter by Lerner which claims that I fabricated words claiming they're his.
I suggest that your reporters learn the first lesson I've taught many times as a high school EFL teacher. Look at the graphics. Lerner's words were in an indented section of the post.
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Read Carefully, Please
It all started with my hat tipping IMRA, all in the best intentions. You know, the type that leads to the road to hell.
Somehow a Jerusalem Post reporter put my commentary into Lerner's mouth and he became very angry, sending off letters denying that those awful words could be his, claiming I "fabricated." Not that I consider what I had written so awful, or I wouldn't have written them.
Now his letter is in the Jerusalem Post directly maligning me, and this is what I sent to the paper: