RE: Jargon Use

Subject: RE: Jargon Use
From: "Douglas S. Bailey (AL)" <dbailey -at- commandalkon -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 08:41:25 -0500

Actually, the 'drop kick' meaning of "boot" is no more standard than the
"start" meaning. I always thought the standard meaning of "boot" was
'footwear'. ;-D

> -----Original Message-----
>
> At 06:11 PM 18/10/2001 -0500, Cameron Consulting wrote:
> >as another example -- "Boot" - jargon - but acceptable
> because it's a widely
> >used term.
> > >
>
> As long as you make it perfectly clear that "boot" doesn't
> mean "drop kick".
>
> Win Day
> Multimedia Developer


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