RE: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!

Subject: RE: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!
From: "Technical Writing Plus" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "'Pro TechWriter'" <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Gene Kim-Eng'" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 15:41:00 -0600

Whatever is appropriate is appropriate, right? (g) BTW, I really thought
that Gene's response was appropriate. Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
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.
> ----- 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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