Re: verb to noun: cool or incorrect?

Subject: Re: verb to noun: cool or incorrect?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:12:24 -0400

Isn't "suss out" a British colloquialism?

But yeah, I'd never be inclined to use that in formal writing.

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On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 2:05 PM Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> LOL. So after hearing (and even using) âto suss outâ for the past several
> decades, I stumbled onto one possible source being âto assessâ. I canât
> remember exactly what drew the connection.
>
> Made me chuckle.
>
> -T
>
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 10:23 Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > Some of it is "in-our-office" abbreviations, spoken but not usually
> > written. I was asked by a government clerk, "Wassa soash?"
> >
> >
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