chapter  11
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Things You Didn’t Catch

Omissions If, for lack of time, you can’t manage to note something you would like to, make sure you mark the place very clearly so that at least your memory has a chance to reconstruct the missing information. This is particularly easy with lists. Let’s imagine that in the example below you had missed one of the adjectives towards the end, for example, hugely expensive. If you note the omission as a hyphen in the list, as in the example below, you will at least know when you read back your notes that something is missing, and from context and with the help of your memory you have a good chance of recalling what.