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Subject:Re: pronouns and portfolios From:Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 6 Apr 2001 12:28:55 -0700 (PDT)
From: jhamilton%XN_TECHNOLOGIES -at- xn-tech -dot- com:
> #1--After reading part of one of Geoff Hart's replies, I got to thinking
> about the agreement issue in using the word "they" when you're talking
> about someONE. For example,
> if the writer is blaming Word, sit down with them and watch them
> write--assuming they'll let you do this. Maybe they're simply
> using the software the wrong way, and observing them will reveal
> this so you can explain the problem and help them to solve it.
"You may want to sit down and watch how a writer blaming Word
is using the product -- assuming that's acceptable. Perhaps
the software is being used incorrectly and you can explain the
the problem and help solve it."
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