Misleading Language

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  1. Martin Alonzo

    Martin Alonzo Very Well-Known Member
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    Some time language can be very misleading especially when it comes out of a mouth of the so called intelligent upper class. For an example:
    I called an old academic professor friend and asked what he was doing. He replied that he is working on "Aqua-thermal treatment of ceramics, aluminum and steel under a constrained environment".

    I was impressed......

    On further enquiring, I learned that he was washing dishes with hot water .......under his wife's supervision.
     
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    Love it Martin :)
     
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    Me too !
    Talk plain English I say ! :p
     
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    Ha ha, thankfully I was able to translate that, since I perform that function on a regular basis myself, minus the supervision. :p:D:) To me, the worst is when people misuse words, or use language to try to talk down to others. Know your audience and speak/write accordingly.
     
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    Well I did warn ya when I joined :p
     
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