Re: In love with a word

Subject: Re: In love with a word
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: John Cook <john -dot- cook -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 09:56:23 -0500

John Cook wrote:

On 1/5/06, Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:

And, by the way...

"Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie"

"Till We Meet Again"

"till the cows come home"


All great examples, none of which I would use in technical writing. ; )

Again, I was just trying to correct the impression that the word is somehow nonstandard English. But, now that you raise the point, I've written technical documents for internal audiences with a sense of humor, and I can easily imagine writing "Caution: Don't click Next yet, or you'll be waiting till the cow come home" in that sort of situation, or closing part one of a two-part procedure that has a reboot in the middle of it with "till we meet again." Would I put either of these in a user manual for distribution with a product? No.


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RE: In love with a word: From: Kevin Amery
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