[Taxacom] ubiquist??

Neal Evenhuis neale at bishopmuseum.org
Mon Oct 1 22:14:51 CDT 2012


... and now "utilize" is more frequently encountered than the simpler "use" ... and it is misused more often than not since the correct definition for "utilize" shows it to be a specific subset of "use" (i.e., to make practical and efficient use of something).

On 10/1/12 5:01 PM, "Robin Leech" <releech at telus.net<mailto:releech at telus.net>> scribbled the following tidbit:

Stephen,
About the same time that they started saying, "real instead of really", etc.
We are losing our adverbs
in favor or adjectives and nouns.
Robin

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Subject: [Taxacom] ubiquist??

Since when did biologists start using the term ubiquist instead of
ubiquitous??
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0046056
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