Re: "layouting," ugh.

Subject: Re: "layouting," ugh.
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:50:03 -0700

Sure, if enough people make a mistake for long enough, it's no longer
a mistake, and it won't be marked wrong by an English teacher grading
a paper.

"Layouting" is still a mistake.

On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 5:39 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> I used a "new" word once and someone told me it wasn't a word. I then said,
> "That's the evolution of language. Old people get used to language being a
> certain way and then younguns come around and change everything."
>
> Layouting, as grating as it sounds, might be a new word that may either stay
> or get deleted.
>
> https://www.slideshare.net/edwardmarcelino1/layouting-64816363
>
>
> On 3/29/2018 2:39 PM, Elisa R. Sawyer 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.
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