Re: noun destructs

Subject: Re: noun destructs
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:20:13 -0700

From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
> The word "invitation" has vanished. It is now an "invite" wherever I
> look. This destruct of a good word gives me an indigest.

I consider an invite less formal than an invitation. You send out invites for a BBQ, but
invitations for a black tie affair ;)

The same destruction has happened to installation. We often check out a software install
around here (I'm guilty as well).

Dana W.

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


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