as such

jester at PANIX.COM jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Apr 21 18:07:16 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:
> [...]

What about this:

1992 R. Limbaugh _Way Things Ought to Be_ 185 Feminism is another of
those issues which has established itself in the political
correctness hall of fame. As such, it is not fashionable to take
issue with or poke fun at the philosophy which underlies this

Jesse Sheidlower
Oxford English Dictionary

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