Date: Fri, 24 Feb 1995 10:06:34 EST From: Vicki Rosenzweig Subject: Looking for some useful arguments Folks, Can anyone suggest an argument that will convince copyeditors (of whom I am one, but a somewhat atypical one) that we/they can't decide to change the language, and neither can an ad agency or the US congress, because there are a half billion speakers of English, and we're only a few hundred people on the copyediting mailing list? Vicki Rosenzweig vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] New York, NY