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: Sun, 1 Apr 2018 11:57:58 -0700

Using Google Books I could not find the archaic usage Gene alleges.

On Sun, Apr 1, 2018 at 11:22 AM, Elisa R. Sawyer <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Thanks for this. I did look around for the word online and did not come
> across the fact of its archaic use. Perhaps it is still in use in some
> geographic regions where English is a strong second language.
>
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 11:19 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> "Layouting" is not "new." It has a long history of use in the print
>> industry.
>>
>> Your best argument against using it would probably be that it's obscure
>> and outdated jargon that will give the reader the impression that your
>> company is mired in the 19th century. You can support this with a Google
>> search that will show one or two results for "layouting services" vs dozens
>> for "layout services."
>>
>> Gene Kim-Eng
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