Friday, September 10, 2004

The Dangers of Transcription

Homonyms are always a problem for transcriptionists, although a simple familiarity with the Bible would have prevented this error:
Remarks by Senator John Kerry at the Annual Session of the National Baptist Convention

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I also know that George Bush has asked the question, "Does the Democratic Party take African American voters for granted?" Well, here is my answer. The Book of Matthew reminds us, "Beware of false profits which come to you in sheep's clothing." (Matthew 7:15).
Now one should beware of "false profits" as well, as the former employees of Arthur Andersen could attest. But that was not what Christ said.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

It doesn't hurt to have enough education and experience to understand the context of a comment beforehand.

11:39 PM  

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