RE: Spend the noun

Subject: RE: Spend the noun
From: "Janoff, Steve" <Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- Teradata -dot- com>
To: "Bartels, Mary" <Mary -dot- Bartels -at- ejgallo -dot- com>, "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 18:45:50 -0400

Mary,

Thanks for "the reveal" on this one. :) (My favorite verb-to-noun
conversion of the last few years. Too much reality TV.:)

Steve

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On Behalf Of Bartels, Mary
Sent: Thursday, October 01, 2009 3:12 PM
To: Peter Neilson; TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: Spend the noun

Peter,

This topic came up just a coupla months ago and IIRC the consensus was
that spend, used this way, is acceptable. I think this use of it came
out of accounting/finance.

I have no idea whether or not you were asleep.


Mary Bartels | Lead Technical Writer | E. & J. Gallo Winery

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Behalf Of Peter Neilson
Sent: Thursday, October 01, 2009 3:06 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: Spend the noun

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?
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Spend the noun: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Spend the noun: From: Bartels, Mary

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