RE: A question of grammar vs. brevity.

Subject: RE: A question of grammar vs. brevity.
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:16:02 -0600

Downing, David wrote:

> I want to create a single section of a document that deals with both
> adding information to and removing information from something. The
> completely grammatically correct heading for this section would be
> something like:
> "Adding [the information] to and removing [the information] from [the
> thing]."
> I would like to avoid repeating "[the information]."

How about "Updating [the information] in [the thing]"? (Or "on [the
thing]," depending on what [the thing] is.)


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


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