Re: which is correct?

Subject: Re: which is correct?
From: "D. Joan Leib" <pisces -at- channel1 -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 11:27:51 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 1 Sep 1999 wigser -dot- sarahb -at- kendle -dot- com wrote:

> workaround or work around
>
> short background: Y2K contingency plan that details workarounds/work
> arounds...

workaround is a noun; work around is a verb.

"This document describes the workaround for Y2K"
"This document describes how to work around any Y2K problems"

The same is true for backup/back up, which is my area; it's always a
struggle to get the developers to use the correct form in the GUI...

-joan





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