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Jason Bassford

I am a freelance editor and a member of Editors Canada. Previously, I was a technical editor at the software company VMware. Before that, I was a senior technical support engineer at VMware.


A distinction can be made between syntax (sentence construction) and semantics (meaning).

Therefore, I can say that something is

They are cooking apples.

syntactic but ambiguous,

Colourless green ideas sleep furiously.

syntactic but nonsensical, or

All your base are belong to us.
I can haz cheeseburger?

asyntactic but comprehensible.

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