PET in general use?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Nov 18 14:35:57 UTC 2011

At 11/17/2011 10:07 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
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>I'm sure that was the problem with "cat" and "pet" scans before they
>were renamed.

And those were non-invasive!  (In contrast to PET.)


>     VS-)
>PS: slight delay (a few hours) in posting. Apparently reply-to on Ron's
>messages now only directs the response to him. Now that I am aware of
>it, I'll be more careful.
>PPS: Ah! I see JB chimed in. Actually, being recycled may be a boon in
>some circles. In fact, it is already--particularly in Japan and Belgium.
>On 11/17/2011 4:32 PM, Ron Butters wrote:
>>because "pet" is a word in its own right and refers to something
>>that many people think of as the near equivalent to their own
>>children, it is not too likely that PET fabrics&  grocery bags will
>>ever be popular.
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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