Re: Ensure or Insure?

Subject: Re: Ensure or Insure?
From: David Castro <thetechwriter -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 05:40:49 -0700 (PDT)

> OK, I'll throw this out there and see which term wins...
> In the sentence, 'Insure the shifting fingers are oriented...' which would
> you use? "Insure" or "Ensure"?

Funny...this is one of my pet peeves. What *really* horrified me was when I saw
the following on the included envelope to send in my payment to Allstate:

"To insure proper credit for payment, make sure you put your account number on
your check."

Of all the people who should know better! :-)

-David Castro

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