Re: Proreactive? Let's get real!

Subject: Re: Proreactive? Let's get real!
From: Aileen Asistio <aiai -at- POLGAS -dot- TOPMAX -dot- COM -dot- PH>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 1997 13:38:16 +0800

its "proactive".

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Aileen N. Asistio
Technical Writer
Topmax Philippines, Inc.
aiai -at- topmax -dot- com -dot- ph


On Fri, 17 Oct 1997, Leslie Bythewood wrote:

> OK. I'll be starting a new job soon, so pardon me for getting on my
> high horse, but can't we just agree this controversy is memorably
> forgettable and focus on slaying more important dragons?
>
> Don't you feel like you're about to develop a serious case of lockjaw
> trying to say "proreactive" out loud?
>
> I wouldn't use an inflated word like "proreactive" any more than I'd use
> "procreative." Look at it this way: Would a husband and wife say to
> each other, "Let's go procreate," when "Let's have a baby" is simpler
> and more direct, if not more romantic?
>
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