OT: RE: Grammar, was RE: Work In KC Area?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Aug 7 07:57:00 2003

On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Nick Steel wrote:

> As long as we're bitching, the hairs on the back of my neck stand up
> (all too frequently, as it's currently in vogue) when people try to be
> erudite (but prove the reverse) by referring to: "A myriad of...".

It's a stupid word, widely misused, probably not very understood, and is
better replaced with "bunch (of)" or "many" or even "plethora" which is a
fun word because its not common and gets funny looks from the vocabularily

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