RE: SUMMARY: If You Were Gonna Teach...

Subject: RE: SUMMARY: If You Were Gonna Teach...
From: Annamaria Profit <inteltek2 -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 13:47:40 -0500

Rebecca,

What I wanna know is where did all those SMEs across industries learn the syntax "on XXXing of". Was there some cultural trend that coined that construct? I've seen it everywhere--but the deeper you get into middle America the more prevalent it becomes. Who taught them all to talk like that!!??

At 12:57 PM 3/12/02 -0500, Stevenson, Rebecca wrote:

I think I have to second that; brevity is the soul of things other than wit. I've only been here a week and I'm reading documents that say things like, "On clicking of the Delete Button the following information is deleted...."

Annamaria Profit
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