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Subject:RE: The Plural of RPM? (take II) From:"tom -dot- green -at- iwon -dot- com" <tom -dot- green -at- iwon -dot- com> To:ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com, sburnf -at- au1 -dot- ibm -dot- com Date:Wed, 3 May 2006 11:08:37 -0400 (EDT)
>>Indeed. It pays to remember that whenever you work for someone else,
you need to take their preferences into account. The client may be
wrong from one's own chauvinistic viewpoint, but they're still right
and they're the ones who pay the bills.<<
That's the truth. I'd hate to have to explain to a prospective employer that I got fired because I didn't like how they used the apostrophe but, it could happen.
This also blends into the old addage that we do not "own" the documents we write. Some people (including me) have to keep that in mind sometimes.
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