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Old 11-22-2010, 04:29 AM   #1
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e-words..

e-words. They annoy me greatly.
e-book. e-edition. e-publication. e-this. e-that. e-GRRRRRRR!
Articles like this http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101118/..._books_catch22 seem to make a e-game out of e-words, trying to rally the score of e-words to as yet unseen e-horizons.
When will the e-madness end????
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:59 AM   #2
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E-by gum, AprilHare. You seldom get so e-mmotional over e-jit use of words. Neil
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Old 11-22-2010, 08:25 AM   #3
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That's giving the problem the respect it deserves, Neil!

Anyway, isn't e-everything better than i-everything? Or is it just as e-gotistical?
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Old 11-22-2010, 08:51 AM   #4
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e-words. They annoy me greatly.
I have to agree-e.
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:07 AM   #5
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This could start a new thread along the lines of two words, just three words, etc. E-gads!
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:57 PM   #6
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E-by gum, AprilHare. You seldom get so e-mmotional over e-jit use of words. Neil
I've e-had it! The e-words have got to e-go! They're out of e-control!
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:59 PM   #7
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Can I recommend this novel:

Gadsby

Guaranteed no e-words.
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Old 11-22-2010, 06:08 PM   #8
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i am not against the letter 'e'. i am against e hyphen words.
Why oh why couldn't I immediately find a digital copy of gadsby offhand?..
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Old 11-22-2010, 06:09 PM   #9
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i am not against the letter 'e'. i am against e hyphen words.
Why oh why couldn't I immediately find a digital copy of gadsby offhand?..
Probably available at all good e-retailers
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Old 11-22-2010, 06:15 PM   #10
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Ugh, again with the e-torture! E-stop!
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:38 PM   #11
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One e-word I cant stand in particular is 'e-waste'.
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:45 PM   #12
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e-book just looks wrong. eBook looks a lot better.

e-reader is wrong because the proper word is eReader. But it doesn't mean electronic reader as in Sony or Amazon. Not at all. it has to do with the program and the format it displays.

ePub did it right and started off without the dash.
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:30 PM   #13
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:28 AM   #14
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Gadsby in epub format plus rant about sigil et al! http://beranger.org/post/387981327/m...hand-made-epub
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:29 AM   #15
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