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Subject:Re: No users! From:"Gutierrez, Diane" <Diane -dot- Gutierrez -at- WESTGROUP -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 9 Feb 1999 12:39:12 -0600
This reflects what is happening in other fields: instead of users,
customers, or students, or any word ending in "-ee", the word *client* is
increasingly in favor. Like lawyers who have clients, instead of doctors
having patients or providers having referrals. It seems to confer on the
recipient a respect not implied in the other terms, of being an equal,
decisive and cooperating partner.