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Subject:In love with a word From:Toni Williams <tonicw -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:Ian -dot- Saunders -at- vodafone -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 6 Jan 2006 09:10:40 -0800 (PST)
Quote: <IMO, Why use an archaic term like "whilst"
when "while" will do? Why use "utilised" instead of
"used"? It isn't a creative writing exercise.>
Actually utilize is not a synonym of use. Utilize
means to make use of something usually for a purpose
it was not originally intended. For example, I
utilized the spoon to dig a hole.
Just my two cents.
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