Oops, missed a word there - competency TESTS, of course. And what a
terrible thing to fail, no?
>I'm always sympathetic to any attempt to clean up our diction by
>getting rid of words ending in "cy." >
>Anthony also said,
>> Here at McGill, for example, we have two
>> documents that have helped us stave off competency - one an extensive
>> study by Pat Dias of writing done by students in a number of different
>> disciplines. Would a collection of such texts be helpful? Do other
>> people have texts they could donate? I would be willing to receive
>> and archive the texts and to post a list of what we have.
>It shouldn't be difficult to make them available on a Web site -- for
>example, the CASLL site at York.
> -- Russ
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