Re: In love with a word

Subject: Re: In love with a word
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 11:36:25 -0500

John Posada wrote:

I just inherited some content from a previous writer. I'd never seen
a situation where a writer seemed to be in love with a word,
especially when it is an inappropriate word (or at least an
inappropriate use of the word). The word? I'll let you pick it out
from the following sample (copied directly, and I'm not referring to
any misspelling)):

"...editor at the location of the typing cursor whilst maintainging any..."

So he's British. What of it. Global search and replace whilst with while (two passes, case-sensitive) and be done with it.


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