Crossing Out, for Emphasis: I swear, I’m not nearly as witty as I think I am.
[…] in Internet culture, the strike-through has already taken on an ironic function, as
a ham-fisted way of having it both ways in typea witty way of simultaneously commenting on your prose as you create it.
Writers on the Internet don’t know how good they have it. They can only play around so casually with their own “corrections” because they are so easy to make. (If you were truly worried about conveying
basicmeaning unprecedented insights about communication, you wouldn’t mess around with editing tools.)