Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Oct 8 02:56:23 UTC 2012

On Oct 7, 2012, at 7:35 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> Harvard University Health Service site:
> " You may also _book_ an appointment."
> I've always scheduled appointments, heretofore.

me too.  on the other hand, you book tennis, squash, or racquetball courts, and you book tee times on golf courses.  "reserve" is possible, but to my ear it's more formal.

arnold, a racquetball player in a previous life

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