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Re: french wourds. by tommie on 1999-09-02 01:36:19

yeah, i got busted in worm nerd re a french term "nom de plume". i pluralized "nom de plumes" instead of "noms de plume". sort of like "attorneys general" instead of "attorney generals". *sigh*

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Re: French words by Amelia on 1999-09-03 00:59:24  |  Reply to this
  Not busted; just gently corrected.
I'm an editor. It's in my blood. Don't take it personally.
(I really liked the entry.)
Re: Re: french wourds. by tommie on 1999-09-03 04:31:27  |  Reply to this
  That's cool! I'm just trying to be consistent with the rest of my gender... sensitive and dramatic. I can very much appreciate your editorial drive... I have been trying for months to get someone to take a position composing user manuals (we're talking remedial stuff here). I've even offered financial incentives to my staff for someone with the aptitude. No takers. Back to my statement the other day: you should make demands! :)
Re: Demands by Amelia on 1999-09-03 13:55:01  |  Reply to this
  I actually had a very good meeting this week with the managers of the department I want to work in. They have not made an actual offer, but something may be happening soon. I sure hope so.
Re: Re: Demands by tommie on 1999-09-03 23:08:56  |  Reply to this
  Excellent! I hope you have emancipating optimism this weekend! Let us know!
Re: Re: Re: Demands by Amelia on 1999-09-04 02:03:23  |  Reply to this
  Great phrase, emancipating optimism! Thanks for the good thoughts.
At least no work this weekend. A little shopping, a good swim, a few chores, and a nice holidy BBQ.