RE: Spend the noun

Subject: RE: Spend the noun
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 16:13:22 -0600

Peter Neilson

> I'm probably going to spend too much effort worrying about this one.
> An article published by TechRepublic through its e-mail subscription
> uses the phrace, "reduce your annual spend" rather than "reduce your
> annual expense" or "reduce your annual expenditure."
> Since when? Was I asleep?
> Or am I efforting too much spend?

It's been around for a while (which hasn't made it any more palatable to

I suppose these hip, with-it people can also help you increase your
save, quicken your read, enjoyify your eat, ...

It tends to increase my gag.

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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