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--- Susan Hogarth <hogarth -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I'm not sure it makes sense to speak of machines as
> becoming 'sick',
> except in a highly metaphorical way which might be
> more confusing than
Yes, hence the scare quotes in my original post. And I
think for my purposes here, the use of "sick" has been
getting the message across; I certainly wouldn't use
it in customer documentation, though.
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