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Since so many issues about word usage seem to be people's pet peeves, I
thought I'd get your opinions on mine.
I was always taught that nouns should not be used as verbs. One does not
"office," "reference," or "transition." One has one's office somewhere,
one refers to something, and one makes a transition to something.
Am I fighting a losing battle here? Should I just accept that this is
the way things are going to be?