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

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Wed Jun 18 14:01:37 PDT 2003


Quoting Karsten Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com):

> "Utilize" is derived from French, utiliser, meaning to use. 

A bas les francais, j'exclame.

Whenever I see "utilize" or "utilization" in prose I'm proofing, I
strike it out.

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