Re: I have been waiting my entire career to use that word in a technical context.

Subject: Re: I have been waiting my entire career to use that word in a technical context.
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:39:02 -0500

On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:09:49 -0500, Jon Leer <jleer -at- leertech -dot- net> wrote:

Fenster=window

That is German. The actual root of the purported word is fenestra, Latin for window.

I have always heard that ...

No, that's not true. I guess I mean, someone mentioned to me a long time ago that ...

Defenestrate means "to toss [someone] out the window" rather than to remove the window or windows.

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I have been waiting my entire career to use that word in a technical context.: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: I have been waiting my entire career to use that word in a technical context.: From: Roberta Hennessey
RE: I have been waiting my entire career to use that word in a technical context.: From: Jon Leer

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