[linux-elitists] Linux Consultants Lunch Thurs, June 19th

Alan DuBoff aland@SoftOrchestra.com
Wed Jun 18 00:00:03 PDT 2003

On Tuesday 17 June 2003 23:44, Nick Moffitt spew'd:
> 	"utility" is the noun form of an existing verb, "to use".  It
> doesn't need to be transformed BACK into a verb via some ridiculous
> means.  "utilize" and "utilization" should be striken from the
> language and replaced outright with "use" (pronounced according to
> meaning).

"who gives a f#@$" is American slang and what's really cool about it is that 
you can enahance it to "who gives a flying f#@$" where flying is typically a 
verb, but in this case it acts as a noun to f#@$. American slang can be 


Alan DuBoff
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