My latest column is out. It contains an edit that makes no sense to me.
In talking about my university experience it says: "Consequently, I am struggling. Despite my ability to start a sentence with la-dee-da words like 'consequently,' I feel I'm just not good enough to be here."
But "consequently" is not the word I had there. Originally I had "hitherto."
"Hitherto" means "up to this point," whereas "consequently" means "as a result of;" so the meaning of the sentence is changed and it makes me seem like a person who thinks "consequently" is an obscure word.
Ah, well. I'm not arsed.