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

From: vance_at_neurotica.com <(vance_at_neurotica.com)>
Date: Thu Aug 7 18:00:00 2003

On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Dave Woodman wrote:

> >Mine is "burglarized" (or "-ised"). The noun is "burglar", the verb is
> >"burgle", and the past tense is "burgled". "To burglarize" would be to
> >turn someone into a burglar.
> 'Nearly unique' (and all such such misuses) cause me to want to correct
> someone.

It makes me want to "correct" them with extreme prejudice.

It's like "almost pregnant".

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Thu Aug 07 2003 - 18:00:00 BST

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