One of the least pleasant tasks of the Editor-in-Chief is to reject a paper. Sometimes the paper is rejected because the data do not support the conclusions. Other times the paper is rejected because it is in a format suitable for an internal technical report rather than for a referenced scientific article. Unfortunately, two of the more common reasons for rejection are improper grammar usage and spelling errors. Even though all word processing software contains grammar and spell check functionality, some authors fail to take advantage of them, resulting in incomprehensible writing. In the best case, these papers are outright...

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