Re: present/current, was on/of

Subject: Re: present/current, was on/of
From: Kent Newton <kentn -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 15:43:00 PDT

On Thursday, June 27, 1996 1:02 PM, Jan Jackson wrote:

>I agree with Kenneth on this, but have a question about present/current
>in the "present working day." I vaguely remember something from college
>English about "current" being preferred in this context, but can find
>nothing in any of my usage manuals. Anyone else?

I prefer "current," but I don't have anything to back up that position
other than my sensibilities.

Kent Newton
Senior Technical Writer
Metrix, Inc.
kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com

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