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Subject:"See" and "Utilize" From:Kathy Fisher <KDFisher -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 15 Feb 1996 19:38:16 -0500
If I see the word "see" used ONE MORE TIME in documentation to reference
another document I'm gonna lose my lunch! We "see" with our eyes. We
"refer" to a document.
I also wish the word "utilize" would be permanently banned and replaced with
"use." The trend in technical writing is less is better. Why use
$64,000-dollar words when a $5-dollar word will do the trick???