Re: Decomposing

Subject: Re: Decomposing
From: Nora Merhar <nmerhar -at- charlesindustries -dot- com>
To: Beth Ellison <BEllison -at- UTS -dot- Itron -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 09:09:03 -0600

It reminds me of a sentence I once read in one of my student's (an otherwise good
writer) essays, about participating in high school drama club:

"It was exciting watching the characters mold on stage."

Beth Ellison wrote:

> Whether it's correct or not, it just sounds bad. Or at least, funny. If I
> read it in a professional document it would distract me and make me doubt
> it. And distractions and doubts are best left to programmers:) You gotta
> love a thesaurus.





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