Re: Semantic(s)

Subject: Re: Semantic(s)
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 12:20:08 -0600

On Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Bill Swallow wrote:

> Mute... I guess my subconscious really doesn't like it. ;)

Actually, I thought "moot point" was a great example.

A moot point is an arguable point, but most people use it to mean exactly the opposite. So
much so, that about 50% of the all-knowing "panels" find the alternate use acceptable these

My peeve is utilize.

:) Dana W.

Dana Worley
Software Product Manager/Manager, Software Support Group
Campbell Scientific, Inc.
Microsoft MVP, Windows Help


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