RE: I like mine better, but I don't know why.

Subject: RE: I like mine better, but I don't know why.
From: "Nora Merhar" <nmerhar -at- charlesindustries -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 11:05:12 -0600


Technically, she's right. The way the sentences would read if they were
complete would be

--It (the new process) improves adherence...
--It automates workflow...

And so forth. You need a plural subject to structure it the way you want to
(these new process improve adherence...).

But Keith's suggestion was a good one.


> I'm going back and forth with an analyst on something. I have the
> following paragraph:
> -------
> This new process delivers the following benefits to the business:
> - Improve adherence to corporate discount policies, increase sales
> efficiencies, improve margins, automate and expedite a
> standardized Discount Approval process.
> - Automate workflow of schedule of authorization table lookup to:
> - Confirm Level of authorization
> - etc.....
> -------
> She keeps adding an S at the end of many of the words, such as
> Improves, increases, improves, expedites, Automates, Confirms, etc..

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I like mine better, but I don't know why.: From: John Posada

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