Re: Are we WRITERS????

Subject: Re: Are we WRITERS????
From: "Lisa Wright" <liwright -at- uswest -dot- net>
To: "Jason Willebeek-LeMair" <jlemair -at- cisco -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 17:58:07 -0700

Gotta pop in here... If you're talking about databases, then "indices" is
NOT the plural of "index." Correct usage is "indexes."

Lisa Wright
----- Original Message -----
From: Jason Willebeek-LeMair <jlemair -at- cisco -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2000 3:39 PM
Subject: RE: Are we WRITERS????

> Actually, it is both. It is okay. Let it go. Get in touch with your
> inner Strunk and White. Release the word rage...
> Jason
> At peace with the vagaries of language.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kathi Knill [mailto:kathi -at- inline-software -dot- com]
> Hello,
> sorry if this sounds nasty but it just hit a nerve....
> we are writers (most of us)...
> the plural of index is indices NOT indexes!!
> Sorry again but I just couldn't let it go.
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