Re: [ujeni] Correcting Paul...AGAIN
- This problem is prevalent in Forest Service lingo, which one must speak to
be fully accepted. Somebody compiled a "Greenspeak" list for new employees.
It addresses nouns that have been "verbed" and other jargon. Some
examples from the list:
In the field: We said it all the time in Africa: In the bush. In French it
unfortunately sounds better: en brousse.
Sensing: Second cousin of ginseng.
Tiers: I like redundancy: tiered layers...
Visuals: Isn't that what Granny cooked up in "Beverly Hillbillies???"
White hat: That is an old phrase from spy days....Now Linux has confused us
all with Red Hat.
Wildlife burn: Hey, antelope is good, if served with a nice red wine...
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