HUMOR (Was Re: Set [preposition]?)

Subject: HUMOR (Was Re: Set [preposition]?)
From: Bonnie Nestor <mnj -at- ORNL -dot- GOV>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 1995 08:58:00 -0400

In article <431vpi$1sdt -at- bubba -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu>, CARL MILLHOLLAND
<CARL_M1 -at- verifone -dot- com> wrote:

> In summary:

> * _for_ describes the result
> * _to_ describes a target from an infinite (or large number)
> of increments
> * _at_ describes a selection from a fixed number of choices

But you've left off my favorite -- "on," as in "Set phasers on stun." (Old
television habits die hard.)

Bonnie Nestor
mnj -at- ornl -dot- gov
DISCLAIMER: I work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for Lockheed Martin Energy
Systems, which is under contract to the U.S. Department of Energy -- but I
don't speak for any of them, and they return the favor.

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