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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Kmenu Reasoning Explained part 100,482

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 14:33:04 -0600
> On Monday 24 January 2011 14:01:10 Katheryne Draven wrote:
>> (Office or
>> Desktop Publishing, Tools, Utilities, etc etc)
> For those of us of a certain age, Desktop Publishing has a quite specific
> meaning:  A desktop computer that could be used to publish books.  It then
> came to mean software that either did or could do that.
> Please don't let's follow the modern trend of mis-using a term, however
> inadvertently, and thereby ensuring that the accuracy of our vocabulary
> takes
> another dive.
> I know that I am a dinosaur, but I watch as the richness of the English
> language is dragged ever downwards by text-happy teenagers, and I could
> almost weep. :-(
> Lisi

I fully agree.  Let's try to be as precise as possible within any given