RE: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 21:29:12 +0800
When people pass up a simple word to use a longer form of the word that means something different. For example, saying 'simplistic' instead of 'simple' in a sentence such as:
"The applicant must have the ability to explain concepts in a simplistic way."
I guess this sort of thing is meant to sound clever but it just sounds pompous and ridiculous.
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