Re: something like "disposition"

Subject: Re: something like "disposition"
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:05:52 -0800

And now I have a thing. I like calling them gerunds, especially when
someone shares with me off list:

No, I think gerund is correct. As in "she wants to learn more about
removing or destroying content." Not, "he is destroying content." Nor,
"this content is of the type that destroys things, i.e. 'destroying

I used to use the "add a 'the'" ... but now have been given a different

Leave it to this list to set people straight. If not "What does MMS
actually say?" then "What's good about gramma[r]?"


PS: Feel better, Kevin? ;-)

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 9:29 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

> Yer right. Present participle.
> He still has a thing... :-)
> *From:* Tony Chung [mailto:tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca]
> *Sent:* January-17-14 11:46 AM
> *To:* McLauchlan, Kevin
> *Cc:* Gene Kim-Eng; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> *Subject:* Re: something like "disposition"
> Nit: it's "verb in participle form". A gerund is when -ing verb is used as
> a noun. ;-P
> -T

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