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

Wendell Cochran atrypa@eskimo.com
Wed Jun 18 16:49:39 PDT 2003


Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 23:44:09 -0700
From: Nick Moffitt <nick@zork.net>

>> it's close to public transportaion, and some people utilize that.

> . . .  "utilize" and "utilization" should be striken from the
>language and replaced outright with "use" (pronounced according to
>meaning).

In long-ago efforts to help geologists & geophysicists achieve
trenchant prose, I put it like this:  `Don't utilize utilize; use
use.'

No!  I did _not_ pinch the rule from SCO. . . .  Anyhow, this turnip
lacks blood.

Wendell Cochran
West Seattle



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