n Without Prejudice - Don't make an as of yourself
|Article Title||Don't make an as of yourself|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Sep 2008|
The superfluous use of the word 'as' is creeping back into our language like an alien plant in an already overvegetated garden. I was goaded to write this article by the following phrases that came across my desk in legal documents in a period of two days : "shall have the authority as granted / fulfil its obligations as specified by the mandate / information as reasonably requested." Hundreds of such phrases are cropping up where the word 'as' is unnecessary.
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