Re: Who's a pro?

Subject: Re: Who's a pro?
From: Fred M Jacobson <fred -at- BOOLE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 6 May 1993 09:17:53 PDT

Greetings to Those of You Who Profess to be _Professional_ Professional
Writers (including any Professors)-

pro-fes-sion n. 1. An occupation or vocation requiring training in the
liberal arts or the sciences and advanced study in a specialized field.

pro-fes-sion-al adj. 1. Of, related to, engaged in, or suitable for a
profession. 2. Engaged in a specific activity as a source of livelihood:
a professional actor. 3. Performed by persons receiving pay: professional
football. 4. Having great skill or experience in a particular field or
activity. --n. 1. A person following a profession. 2. One who earns his
livelihood as an athelete. 3. One who has an assured competence in a
particular field or occupation. --pro-fes-sion-al-ly adv.

pro-fes-sion-al-ism n. 1. Professional status, methods, character, or
standards. ...

un-pro-fes-sion-al adj. 1. a. Not in a profession. b. Not a qualified
member of a professional group. 2. Not conforming to the standards of a
profession. 3. Amateurish. --un-pro-fes-sion-al-ly adv.

-Fred Jacobson
Product Group Writer
Boole & Babbage Network Systems
fred -at- boole -dot- com

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