Re: "layouting," ugh.

Subject: Re: "layouting," ugh.
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 17:54:16 -0400

If "setup" is a verb, as it seems to have become, as in "We have to setup the test run," then it becomes possible that layout is one as well. Try asking your vetoovering person if setuping (or setupping?) is also a favorite word.

On Thu, 29 Mar 2018 17:39:10 -0400, Elisa R. Sawyer <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Someone who has veto power over my edits appears to love the word
"Layouting," and appears to have added back the "ing" that I took out.


Somehow that grates on me. In some cases I don't mind allowing for personal
likes and dislikes, and I have even adopted some word choices that I used
to dislike. But this word, for some reason, is hard for me to stomach.

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