Re: Do's and Don'ts

Subject: Re: Do's and Don'ts
From: Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 1997 10:57:49 +0000

> >I don't like using "Do's" because the misplaced apostrophe is one of
> >my pet peeves (and I'm on a one-woman crusade to educate the world).
> >What about using DOs and DON'Ts?
> >
> I thought this thread had petered out long ago, but if the popular press
> means anything I saw the cover of a woman's magazine (Cosmopolitan?) with
> Tracy's formulation at the grocery checkout stand.

Yeah, well, I get lots of tech writing tips and tricks from Cosmo.
;-) Sorry for bringing up an old thread... I was away over Christmas
and I guess I didn't notice the date of the post I replied to. Was
there any kind of consensus on a good way to handle this one?


Tracy Boyington trlyboyi -at- genesis -dot- odvte -dot- state -dot- ok -dot- us
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA

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