as such

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Fri Apr 21 17:47:57 UTC 2000

Has anyone else noticed the (increasing, I think) use of "as such" to mean
simply "as a result"? Witness this mailing from the webmaster to the staff of a
volunteer organization I belong to:

Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 09:40:07 -0400


I have just discovered that while I am away our building will
be losing power for an hour and a half on Wednesday, April 26th
from 9 AM to 10:30 AM.

As such, ARISIA.ORG will be off line from sometime Tuesday evening
until about 10:30 or so Wednesday morning.

-- Mark Mandel
   Arisia filkczar-abdicate

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