Saturday, February 11, 2006

nouns into verbs

At a recent meeting, a university administrator talked about "incenting" departments to save money.  Although I applaud conciseness and his sentence used fewer words than "providing departments with an incentive to save money," I can't quite accept his usage!!

(njs)

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