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Subject:Re: Microsoft Manual of Style -Reply From:Mary Shaw <MSHAW -at- MONEYNET -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 15 Apr 1997 08:56:05 -0400
Chris Hamilton wrote:
>> Mary, please don't take offense, but...yuck.
>> (I'm zipping this off kind of quickly and didn't
>> run it through the unintended sarcasm and
>> arrogance checker before sending it. If it
>> seems that way, that's not the intent.)
No problem. No offense taken.
Hey, if I couldn't handle challenges to my choice of words, I never would
have become a writer! <g>