Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 13:37:25 -0500
From: Larry Horn laurence.horn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: Banning words in class

At 10:42 AM +0000 3/25/98, Peter McGraw wrote:
Ban "as"?? You mean like in:

"(censored) Good (censored) It Gets"
"He stood (censored) if transfixed."

In my feeling, if "as" is banned, you have to substitute something
else, e.g.:

"Like I said before..."
"Like you know, we don't tolerate nonstandard usage in this class!"


Not to mention the immortal Shakespearean comedy, "Like You Like It"