Re: Writing for a particular audience

Subject: Re: Writing for a particular audience
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- optonline -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 16:04:23 -0400

Stan Schwartz wrote:
> Hi,
> I ran into 'precise' used as verb today. The usage is, "I can precise
> the installation date and time, but, I can't precise the usage
> charges further back than 3 months ago." Really, now. I gather that
> the term is in wide use at Bell Sympatico call centres in Ottawa and
> Toronto, Canada. Any others? If this keeps up I'll have to start
> referring to myself as a procedurer or a texter. What illiterati are
> setting our standards?

Because language is transitioning
those who misuse it
should not be subject to derisioning

Sorry guys it is Friday afternoon.


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Writing for a particular audience Was: When users want jargon (long, discursive): From: Emily Berk
Writing for a particular audience: From: Stan Schwartz

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