author, the verb part 2

Subject: author, the verb part 2
From: Roy Constible <rconstible -at- PACIFICCOAST -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 29 May 1997 16:07:53 -0700

TWs and assorted other writers,

I would like to add my two cents to Mr. Wise's comments...

>Ack! Yuck! Phooey! No, damn it, WE haven't agreed that this abomination
>coined by some unnamed semiliterate journalistic jackass is close to proper

re this weird ongoing discussion about "to author" and "to parent" and every
other attempt at changing the language to emphasize a particular occupation
or action. This illiteracy is nothing more than laziness, which falls into
the same classification as the word "priorize" which was coined in Canada a
few years ago by some ignorant politician trying to justify his existence.

Thank you for your time,

Roy Constible
R. A. constible and Assoc.
rconstible -at- pacificcoast -dot- net

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