RE: Editing Guides

Subject: RE: Editing Guides
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 10:45:27 -0400

Hi Jill,

Your client is right _within their house style_, which you get paid to

Outside of that narrow context, there aren't a lot of "nevers" in
sensible usage. See for a better approach to

-- Dan Goldstein

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jill Mohan
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 10:15 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Editing Guides
> ... A client told me: "that" and "the"
> should never follow each other. Ex:
> "verify that the service has started..."

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