Re: Decomposing?

Subject: Re: Decomposing?
From: Nancy this-address-is-valid McGough <nm -at- NoAdsPlease -dot- ii -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 15:54:45 -0500 (EST)

On 9 Dec 1999, I wrote:
> I just today was trying to figure out a better word for
> deconstruct/decompose/disect. I looked all these up in
> dictionaries and thesauruses and still haven't figured out a
> better word than "decompose." One interesting thing I discovered
> is that "disect," which I thought was a basic word that everyone
> learns in high school biology, is not in any of the dictionaries
> I have -- WEIRD!

OOPS - I just realized that it's spelled "dissect" and it is in
fact in my dictionaries. Now why can't they spell it the same way
that "bisect" is spelled?! This is just more evidence that I've
got a math background. I'm still curious what you all think would
be a good title for this section... Thnx again.

> Anyway, I'm using this word in the title of a
> section of my "Procmail Quick Start," which is at:
> Right now the section title is "Decomposing a Recipe" and it
> follows a section called "Anatomy of a Recipe." Probably "disect"
> fits better with "anatomy" but I'm concerned about it not being
> in dictionaries. Any suggestions for this section title are
> welcome!
> Thanks,
> Nancy
> BTW, my background is math so that's probably why I thought of
> "decompose."
> --
> Nancy McGough Infinite Ink
> -----== Sent via Debian GNU/Linux running on a 486 ==-----

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