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From: kwallace @ NEOSOFT.COM () @ CBISINET
Date: 09-26-96 09:08:08 AM
Subject: Insure vs. Ensure
On 9/26/96, Kim Wallace wrote:
>>Recently had to look this up. Seems it is a matter of preference (or
region) whether one uses "insure" instead of "ensure" or "assure". At least
that's what the American Heritage usage note states!<<
Sad, but true.
Chuck Blessing - chuck -dot- blessing -at- cbis -dot- com OR cjb -at- one -dot- net
Cincinnati Bell Information Systems, Inc. (CBIS) - Cincinnati, Ohio