Ensure vs. Insure vs. Make sure

Subject: Ensure vs. Insure vs. Make sure
From: Bill Hartzer <XBJH%mimi -at- MAGIC -dot- ITG -dot- TI -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 1996 07:53:20 -0500

This is a BIG pet peeve of mine. Personally, I use "make sure" rather
than ensure. Ensure is the name of a nutritional drink for "old
people." And I'd rather use "insure" when talking about insurance.

Bill Hartzer Bill Hartzer
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