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Michael Shepherd Male, 85, United Kingdom (5/10/2005 11:37:00 AM)

Would anyone complain about 'could be improved technically' as a synonym for 'bad'? Then the onus is on the speaker to suggest how?

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  • Andy Konisberg (5/10/2005 1:01:00 PM) Post reply

    I think that is a great improvement when discussing art in general, because your phrase accounts for individual taste and avoids a rather limp-wristed, blanket term...and should engender a more constructive critique (and, just as vital, reception of critique) .

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