Re: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!

Subject: Re: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!
From: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 15:31:55 -0500

Our editorial standards require that we use "appropriate."
I hate it.

PT

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> I usually regard comments such as these as SME shorthand that means we
> are to determine what the "appropriate" location, part number or
> standard is and add that information to the document.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nancy Allison" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
> >I am receiving comments from a reviewer who is fond of the word
> >"appropriate," as in
> >
> > "Install the clamps on the appropriate location."
> >
> > "Connect the cable to the appropriate connector."
> >
> > "Follow the appropriate safety standards."
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References:
Appropriate -- so inappropriate!: From: Nancy Allison
Re: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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