Date: Sun, 28 Jun 1998 02:21:35 -0500
From: "Donald M. Lance"
Subject: Re: more on 'grow'


> Consider a sentence I read in
>today's Knoxville News-Sentinel:
>> It plans to add some technical employees in the Knoxville office, but
>> the firm is not interested in growing a large employee base.

Seems to me the Volunteer just wanted to prance around on the keyboard with
a new term. I don't think the term fits here. Kind of like when Americans
20 years ago started using the before-then-British 'early on' to mean
simply 'early' rather than 'in the early part of a development.'