Month: September 2008

September 6, 2008


Recently I received an e-mail from my bank informing me that they had experienced some system outages. What struck me was that the e-mail kept referring to “impacted systems,” and it conjured up some strange mental images. A lot of people hate the verb impact because they say that it should only be a noun […]

Usage, Words 6 Replies to “Impacted”
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