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Reply #1: What the heck is a "quasi-anachronism"? Either it's an anachronism or it's not. [View All]

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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 08:05 PM
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1. What the heck is a "quasi-anachronism"? Either it's an anachronism or it's not.
They should have banished that instead of the word "search." Are they aware that search has meanings other than those having to do with the internet?

Earlier this evening I searched for my misplaced phone charger. Whas I supposed to say I googled my phone charger?

What they SHOULD ban is the wanton verbing of nouns. (And yes, I realize that verb is not a verb).

Office, internet, church. Those are all nouns, people! Nouns!

I was watching a show called American Eats earlier today that described the packaging process of some snack food or other. When cardboard boxes are full of bags of the food, the boxes are "palletized." Yes, you heard me. Palletized.
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