RE: Ensure, Assure, Insure

Subject: RE: Ensure, Assure, Insure
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 09:27:04 -0600

Ken Nuckols wrote:

> For the record, I'm answering this without consulting any
> reference materials--just to provide an unfiltered response.

I'm afraid I don't get the point of that. "Unfiltered" by what --
knowledge? Is that supposed to add value?

The question is one of meaning. Geoff Hart had it right: pick a
dictionary and look up the words. You'll find that "ensure" is right. If
that's not satisfactory, try a thesaurus.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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