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For almost three decades as a radio newscaster in Victoria, British Columbia, Sheila Gardner fielded countless comments from male listeners–not about stories but about syntax. They’d call up, night after night, anytime they detected anything that sounded like an error. And invariably they’d offer corrections. Read the rest here.


This appears in the June 27, 2016 issue of TIME.

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