Re: To Vet or Not to Vet -Reply

Subject: Re: To Vet or Not to Vet -Reply
From: Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 1994 16:58:39 -0600

On Sat, 17 Sep 1994, Mark D. Walker wrote:

> > People around me have taken to using the word 'vet' (sp?) in the
> > context of checking and proofreading, e.g.: "Please vet this
> > document and get it back to me ASAP". That denotation does not
> > appear in any dictionary that I own. Am I spelling it wrong?

I don't know where this usage of "vet" got started, but I have been
hearing it used among students at both high school and college levels for
nearly four years so it isn't completely new.
* RoMay Sitze rositze -at- nmsu -dot- edu *
* Only the curious wil learn and only the resolute overcome the *
* obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited *
* me more than the intelligence quotient. -Eugene S. Wilson_ *

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