Re: "advance" vs "advanced"

Subject: Re: "advance" vs "advanced"
From: "nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 04:48:33 -0500

Perhaps the president is thinking that
insofar as the processing has been pushed
earlier, it has been "advanced." A case
could be made for that, but it pales against
the disadvantage of ambiguity. Everyone
claims that everything they make is
"advanced" in the sense of being spiffily
up-to-date, so your president's version
looks like meaningless verbiage.

In short, you're right. Perhaps if the
president is indeed a good writer in
general, you may hope that the problem
won't recur.

Mark L. Levinson
nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il

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