Re: Need help with a pompous engineer
What is the best way to approach this without any loss of face on eitherWhen people argue about whether or not to use a hyphen, thie issue is almost never grammar or excellence. It's ego. The engineer felt the need to score some cheap points, and evidently succeeded.
While the temptation to respond in kind may be irresistable, ask yourself what you'll gain. Everybody's time will be wasted in trivia, and you probably won't do your working relation with the engineer any good, either.
Let it slide. That not only gives you a moral victory, but refuses to perpetuate an issue that isn't worth keeping alive. Keep your spleen for something more important.
Bruce Byfield 604.421.7177 bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com
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