Re: Use of "that"

Subject: Re: Use of "that"
From: Debbi Gabriel <gabriel -at- NETZONE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 1996 22:15:25 -0700

>One of my goals is to never use "that." It is fluff 98% of the time.
>Avoid "that" consciously, uncomfortably for a week and you'll never use
>it again without guilt. It only "sounds better" because most people
>have accustomed themselves to the sound of more words. Break free!!

According to my high school semantics teacher, "that" is appropriate only
for spoken language.
Debbi Gabriel
Trumpet Communication gabriel -at- netzone -dot- com
Treasurer, Phoenix STC

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