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Subject:Re: To be or not: An E-prime inquiry From:Karla McMaster <mcmaster%pcmail -dot- cti-pet -dot- com -at- CTI-PET -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 5 May 1994 09:54:55 EST
> Does anyone on TECHWR-L consciously and purposively resist to some degree or
> another using the forms of the verb "to be" (be, been, were, was, am, are, is)
> in their professional writing?
Ever since a 7th grade English teacher circled all the forms of the verb "to
be" on a paper I'd written for him, I've been conscious of limiting the use of
(not eliminating) it in my writing (my speech comes as it will). However, I had
no idea about E Prime...I'm interested in more and will have to read the
Karla McMaster, technical writer
CTI PET Systems, Inc., Knoxville, TN
mcmaster -at- cti-pet -dot- com