RE: I/internet

Subject: RE: I/internet
From: Tom Murrell <trmurrell -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:23:31 -0800 (PST)


--- kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com wrote:
>
> But let's not lose the no-mixing-plaids rule, please. That rule is in
> place for a reason - somebody could lose an eye or something!

Hey, hey, HEY! Be careful with that. Some of us are golfers and wouldn't be allowed
out on the course if we didn't mix our plaids.

On the topic of Capitalizing Internet, I find it fascinating that linguists and
lexicographers have been fighting for the right to be descriptive rather than
prescriptive, and just when they could feel they are winning, along comes some bozo
from a university who says "We should write it this way." Sets the whole movement
back. (But then I still have friends who ask me if it's okay to say "Go with." Go
figure.)

Wishing you a descriptive New Year, er, new year, er, Descriptive, er, You. (No, I
don't mean it personally; that's an impersonal You. Okay, maybe not YOU, but you
know what I mean.)

=====
Tom Murrell
mailto:trmurrell -at- yahoo -dot- com
http://home.columbus.rr.com/murrell/index.html Last Updated 10/28/02
--First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas a Kempis (1380 - 1471), 1420--

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