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Sigh...."updation" does sound like a health care term, I suppose. That said,
it doesn't sound like a pleasant experience and is one I think I'd like to
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 1:47 PM, Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare,
consultant) <MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com> wrote:
> >Nope...what does it being an acronym have to do
> >with it? What's wrong with PDFs ?
> The issue *I* see is not with PDFs (or MSDSs), but with the inevitable
> use of apostrophes (PDF's, MDSD's, '80's) by every other department
> which ends up becoming so accepted across the company that the writers
> are forced to use it even though it's incorrect! Next, it becomes
> accepted, then correct, then the updation process happens where someone
> changes all cases of PDFs to PDF's.
> It's a slippery slope, I tells ya!
> Madelyn Boudreaux
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