RE: Unprofessional possessive

Subject: RE: Unprofessional possessive
From: "Halter, Meg" <HalterMC -at- navair -dot- navy -dot- mil>
To: "'Kasie Snyder'" <Kasie -dot- Snyder -at- pulse -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 13:18:02 -0800

Kasie --

Nope, I'm clear about the distinction between a possessive and a
contraction. In this document I do avoid contractions. They don't seem
appropriate in a formal context.

-- Meg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kasie Snyder [SMTP:Kasie -dot- Snyder -at- pulse -dot- com]
> Meg-
> Perhaps you are confusing contractions and possessives. While it is
> considered
> unprofessional to use contractions in technical documentation, I have
> never
> heard the same about using possessives.
>
> Kasie Snyder
> Lead Technical Writer
> Pulsecom DSL Information Development Team
>
>




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