Re: Is "proactive" really a word?

Subject: Re: Is "proactive" really a word?
From: "Stephen D. Martin" <smartin -at- RC -dot- GC -dot- CA>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 09:51:03 -0400

Tracy Boyington wrote:

> That's interesting. I always thought it was a "real word," but it's
> not in my dictionary either. Maybe it's one of them new fancy-schmancy

Considering that the OED runs to 26 volumes (one of which is at least
three times the size of the OAD), I'm hardly surprised.

cheers!

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