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Subject:Re: U-prime & ragging An... From:"Barbara J. Philbrick" <burkbrick -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 9 May 1994 15:28:04 EDT
>In specifications, the word "utilized" sometimes works
>better than "used." It helps one avoid making an ambiguous
>statement that might result in the inadvertant purchase of a
>product made from used materials. Otherwise, I agree that
>"utilize" is offensive.
I'd still try to find a way to reword, if possible. "Utilize" should only be
used for the meaning "to use for profit."