[meteorite-list] Oriented vs Orientated

From: Matson, Rob D. <ROBERT.D.MATSON_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 01:34:46 +0000
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A related faux pas: desalinization. No such word, but I bet it will become one so as not to embarrass the media members who like to use it. ;-). --Rob
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Sent: Monday, May 09, 2016 10:46 AM
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Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Oriented vs Orientated

My other favorite word that gets used by non-geologists: metamorphosized . (Do you Brits use that one, by chance?) I think it fits the rhythym better in some songs and poems.

Cheers, Pete

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Subject: [meteorite-list] Oriented vs Orientated

It certainly got everyone thinking ;-)

If you would like? for the sake of keeping the peace and despite the fact us Brits widely use orientated I will use oriented.

Just to let you know in advance I use some really bizarre words and if it's in the English dictionary (UK version) I will use it!

I won't shun you for your choice of words so please don't shun me :-) we are all different.

Best wishes from across the pond



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