Re: Word use: Express/ed

Subject: Re: Word use: Express/ed
From: Dan Glovier <Mercury!tsh!dan -at- MCS -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 1994 10:43:45 -0600

In <m0rFkNU-000BcJC -at- mercury -dot- mcs -dot- com>, Gwen Gall spaketh:
>Hi all:

>I received a humourous sendup of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (about Newt
>Gingrich, of course), and noticed a use of the word "express/ed" in a manner I
>didn't think was correct. However, let the writing list be the judge. Here's
>the quote:

>"This work was created solely for the amusement of
>the authors and should not be copied, distributed or otherwise
>duplicated by any means (electronic or telepathic included) without
>the expressed written consent of whoever owns the copyright to the
>book the authors plagiarized to create this masterpiece."

Hey, baseball broadcasts have been using this line for
just short of forever. That's good enough for me :)


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