RE: living with the vernacular (was RE: Beliefs and passions- newjob requirements

Subject: RE: living with the vernacular (was RE: Beliefs and passions- newjob requirements
From: "Sarah Blake" <Sarah -dot- Blake -at- nice -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 17:04:17 +0000

> Bold-faced" has no meaning, although people may say it like they say words like, "towards," instead of "toward," or "simular," instead of "similar."

One of these things is not like the others.

'Towards' is simply a variant of 'toward', used especially in UK English. It has just as long a pedigree, and is just as correct (or not, depending on your style guide). It is, I believe, an immutable rule that any post or email mocking someone else's errors must contain at least one of your own? :)

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References:
living with the vernacular (was RE: Beliefs and passions- new job requirements: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: living with the vernacular (was RE: Beliefs and passions- new job requirements: From: Lauren

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