RE: the old insure ensure assure

Subject: RE: the old insure ensure assure
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: Gause_Brian -at- emc -dot- com, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 17:19:04 -0600

Be that as it may, I will still fight against it.

Using mute for moot, or axe for ask is still, wrong. Just as using
insure for ensure is wrong.

Or should we simply roll over a start using pen for pin?


At 6:01 PM -0500 11/24/08, Gause_Brian -at- emc -dot- com wrote:
>I share your distaste for the degradation of language, but this is a
>fundamental character of all language. Words and meaning change as usage
>dictates...and users are smart and dumb...apprised of the rules, and
>not. You simply cannot expect English to remain intact as it stands
>today, now and forever, and you are silly to take sides against the
>evolution of language. The only language that doesn't change is a dead
>Brian Gause


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