Re: Get a Life!

Subject: Re: Get a Life!
From: "Arlen P. Walker" <Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 1995 08:09:00 -0600

I have a brilliant idea for you. Look it up in your dictionary before
you send a message out like this! While *you* may not like it, the
usage of task as a verb was perfectly valid.

I'm reminded of a scene from Nero Wolfe again. One of his operatives used the
word "contact" as a verb, and Wolfe criticized him for it. He replied, "Sir
after you said that the last time, I went home and lokked it up in the
dictionary. It *is* a verb, transitive or intransitive."

Wolfe: "Not in *this* house it isn't."

Do something more
worthwhile with your life than critiquing e-mail messages. STOP
ASSAULTING MEMBERS OF THE LIST WITH YOUR WORTHLESS RHETORIC AND YOUR
STUPID PET PEEVES!!

Good advice. Take it yourself.


Have fun,
Arlen
Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
DNRC 24

Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
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