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Subject:Re: product name noun vs adjective From:Laura Bean Warner <laura -dot- bean -at- DELTEC -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 30 May 1997 09:00:04 -0500
<For years we have used our product name as a noun in all our
literature, manuals and online help. The question came up today
whether or not this is a problem and should it actually be used as an
We use our product names as adjectives only. We sell ambulatory drug
pumps and vascular catheters, and some of our products are PORT-A-CATH®,
CliniCath?, and CADD-Prizm?. As you can see, without the noun to follow
the product name, readers are left to imagine what the product is. So,
we write, "PORT-A-CATH® catheter, CliniCath? catheter, and CADD-Prizm?
Laura Bean Warner
(laura -dot- bean -at- deltec -dot- com)
Technical Writer for SIMS Deltec