Re: Pet Peeves

Subject: Re: Pet Peeves
From: "Sandy Harris" <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 11:01:35 +0800

On 3/13/07, Dori Green <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com> wrote:

> Everybody who makes their living using language really should take it upon
> themselves to become informed about sexist and racist language, and delete
> it from their vocabulary.
> I've recently seen "rule of thumb" and "dog and pony show" right here on
> this list. Look 'em up, and cut 'em out.

This strikes me as patently absurd. I'd use both without a second

Sandy Harris
Quanzhou, Fujian, China

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