Reader reaction to Reuters news
Pirates attack Japan ship, no crew injured-media
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.
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