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.
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