RE: Potential Client/Need Advise

Subject: RE: Potential Client/Need Advise
From: Lyn Worthen <Lyn -dot- Worthen -at- caselle -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 11:46:31 -0600

While "advise" does, indeed mean "to give advice," I've not typically seen
someone ask for advice by saying they "need advise."

"Please advise," on the other hand, is a far more common phrasing for the

-----Original Message-----
From: Michele Davis
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 11:28 AM

"Corecomm" please review what the word ADVISE means per Webster's. I
KNEW what word I was using, perhaps I know the nuances of the English
language better than you, or perhaps you shouldn't be so quick to criticize.

One entry found for advise.

Main Entry: ad·vise
Pronunciation: &d-'vIz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): ad·vised; ad·vis·ing
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French aviser, from avis
Date: 14th century
transitive senses
1 a : to give advice


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