Re: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?

Subject: Re: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?
From: Sarah Lee Hauslinger <slhauslinger -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:34:37 -0700

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Porrello, Leonard
<lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com> wrote:
> If you are writing to an audience that might include Spanish speakers, the dictionary tells me that among other things "untar" means "Ofrecer dinero o bienes a una persona a cambio de un favor que no es justo o legal," which, if I am not mistaken, means, "To offer money or other goods to someone in exchange for a favor that is not strictly legal."

Yup, that is the only issue I can see with using "untar" as a
verb...if you are writing for ESL readers or will be translating the
content, this term might be a bit problematic.


Sarah Lee Hauslinger
slhauslinger -at- gmail -dot- com

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Follow-Ups:

References:
Is "untar" an acceptable verb?: From: Jeff Scattini
Re: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?: From: Porrello, Leonard

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