I edited every sentence of this question and the title, as well as moved the bible verse up a line as it made more sense in that sequence. (It still has to be approved).

I felt quite good doing it and think I could make a habit out of this.

Is this proper?

The positives are self evident.

However, if not being careful, editing grammar like this (every sentence) could result in a distortion of the original intention of the question.


Editing in general is to be encouraged and your edits in particular were an improvement so keep it up!

I would just add one consideration that you may not have been aware of. The first couple sentences of a question should generally not lead off with a quoted verse. This is because the system automatically generates an excerpt based an the first lines that gets used for summary pages, search results, notifications, etc. Leading off with a verse defeats the purpose and renders these excerpts useless. The excerpt should show something that summarizes the question or at least gives a clue as to the direction. A verse doesn't typically do this. Just something to keep in mind.

  • Alright, good to know; thanks. Mar 29 '14 at 19:00

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