Reference numberRR/67/41
TitleReferee's report by Harold Jeffreys, on a paper 'Submarine seismic investigations' by Edward Crisp Bullard and T F Gaskell
DateOctober 1940
DescriptionSectional committee: Physics

Recommended for publication in Proceedings. The punctuation is dreadful. It contains a 'howler' that often reaches publication and deserves a general warning to Fellows about it. Two sentences 'complete in themselves should not be separated by a mere comma; at least a semicolon or conjunction is neccessary'. He has corrected the mistakes in pencil. One of the sentences should be completely re-written as 'it is nothing like English'. He has altered to word 'plot' to 'graph', as the former is an American word and English words should be used instead.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1940].

Endorsed on verso as received 24 October 1940.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type E)
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1941.0036
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6946Jeffreys; Sir; Harold (1891 - 1989)1891 - 1989
NA6392Bullard; Sir; Edward Crisp (1907 - 1980); geophysicist1907 - 1980
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