Japan ship?

September 15, 2010

Pirates attack Japan ship, no crew injured-media

KENYA/TOKYO, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Pirates boarded a Japanese auto transport ship and robbed its crew off Indonesia late on Friday, but no one was injured and the undamaged ship resumed its voyage, Japanese media quoted the transport ministry as saying.

What, please, is a “Japan ship”? I know wooden ship, steel ship, warship and even editorship. Got any? Three letters more too long?

When people read illiteracy all day long they learn to BE illiterate.
YOU can help or hinder your readers’ mental acuity.

Michael S.

We should have used Japanese instead of Japan, even if it meant working around the character length in some other way: GBU Editor

Suspected Somali pirates stand in the dock inside the law court in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa, September 6, 2010. REUTERS/Joseph Okanga

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You know what really gets me? Pompous people. Why can’t a person just state a concern without throwing in the *attack* comment along with it. Mistakes happen, if you feel like pointing it out go right ahead but do it without the “I’m holier than thou” attitude.

Yes, I am looking at you Michael S.

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