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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Murrell [SMTP:tmurrell -at- columbus -dot- rr -dot- com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 1999 1:11 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Prompt as ask
> On September 13th, Jim Cort wrote, in part:
> >Have you ever used "prompt" as a synonym for "ask"?
> I had an interesting reaction when I first ready Jim's question; it was
> there is an element of volition in the answer to the question. It is so
> easy to personify our computers.