[ASC-list] Science CommunicationS

Lamberts Rod rod.lamberts at anu.edu.au
Sun Feb 24 22:23:47 UTC 2013

I'm on that old and cranky team, too Jenni! Though I confess sometimes I give up when I see that fiendish 's' <shrug>


On 23/02/2013, at 10:44 AM, Jenni Metcalfe <jenni at econnect.com.au> wrote:

> Is there anyone except me who gets annoyed by the use of the word “communicationS” – i.e. communication with an S on the end?
> As my colleague, Wendy Parsons, pointed out when I was working at CSIRO almost 18 years ago… this use of the word generally relates to cables, wires and similar infrastructure.
> Perhaps, I am just getting old and cranky?
> Jenni Metcalfe
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Dr Rod Lamberts
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