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#1 2005-11-12 02:52:08

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'east of use' for 'ease of use'

I’m unclear as to the semantic reinterpretation here, but the substitution is both too simple and too common (300+ ghits) to be merely a misspelling. Examples:

For beginners east of use is very important.
www.consumersearch.com/www/software/pho … eviews.htm

This powerful and well-constructed program is designed for exceptional results
and east of use.
www.advantageperformance.com/businessso … river.html

Everything from the lighting in the room to the projector was rigged to run from
a single remote for ultimate east of use.
www.necvisualsystems.com/applicationFil … tory_id=53

The community is primarily “impressed” with Accuracy, East of Use and Pedagogical Effectiveness.
www.dlese.org/annualmtg/AnnualMtg2000/BUTLERdlese.ppt

However, severe restrictions on weight, volume, power, maintenance, and east of
use are among the many constraints …
www.biosci-intl.com/news/space.htm

... there are now car waxes on the market that are available in both liquid and
paste forms with equal east of use and performance qualities.
www.meguiars.com/press/release_viewer.c … ted_ID=149

Supplementary pedestrian lighting and signage shall be provided at pedestrian crossing of major streets to assure east of use, attractiveness and safety.
ci.pasadena.ca.us/planning/deptorg/commplng/table6-5.pdf

This technology, first seen in Twingo and Clio, combines the performance and operating economy of a manual gearbox with the east of use of an automatic …
www.southwalesargus.co.uk/gwent/wheels_news/

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