Re: Pet Peeves

Subject: Re: Pet Peeves
From: Jim Grey <jwg -at- ACD4 -dot- ACD -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 1994 08:34:23 -0500

Leave it to LaVonna to start another great thread:
>Hi! What are your writing pet peeves? What things do
>you make certain that you edit out of your drafts and the
>writing of subject matter experts (SMEs)?

"Automatically". As in, "MLA automatically updates the History File" or
"When an alarm arrives, FNESS automatically changes the icon color to red".
People here just love that word, and their uses of it usually add no

jim grey
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