February 3rd, 2009

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I'm lucky my life isn't reviewed by Adam Roberts

Because, although Julie just shouted into the room "Andy, there is an interaction I need to have with you." it's clearly dialogue that no real person would ever utter.

(I've just been reading this review of Anathem, wherein he makes exactly that complaint about a line of dialogue that sounds exactly like things I've heard geeks say down the pub.)