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 10:47:11 -0700

I notice changes that affect my work, but they're rare: email in place
of E-mail or e-mail, website in place of Web site, internet in place
of Internet.

On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 10:41 AM, Elisa R. Sawyer <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I spent a little over six months in China in 2002, and was struck with the
> fact that when I returned, American English had changed. When we are living
> in the midst of the changes, we don't notice them as much.
>
> -Elisa
>
> 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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