[linux-elitists] Linux Consultants Lunch Thurs, June 19th
Wed Jun 18 19:05:09 PDT 2003
On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 04:49:39PM -0700, Wendell Cochran wrote:
> Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 23:44:09 -0700
> From: Nick Moffitt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> 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
> In long-ago efforts to help geologists & geophysicists achieve
> trenchant prose, I put it like this: `Don't utilize utilize; use
> No! I did _not_ pinch the rule from SCO. . . . Anyhow, this turnip
> lacks blood.
"Gartner utilize" 17,100
"Forrester utilize" 9,420
Did a stint at IDC, (Writing instead of coding), couldn't resist.
I think that simple, accessable writing is less favored by these
establishments in leu of, ahem, "More Academic"/"Impressive"
... um "verbiage".
Jeff Kinz, Open-PC, Emergent Research, Hudson, MA. email@example.com
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