[Ads-l] Estimated ETA

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Wed Jul 15 13:23:33 UTC 2015

On 7/15/15 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> Date:    Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:53:55 -0400
> From:    Neal Whitman<nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET>
> Subject: Estimated ETA
> Topic line in an email telling when to expect our Boy Scouts back from
> summer camp.
> Neal
It's not totally redundant if you think the "E" in "ETA" stands for 
"Expected". There may be some awkwardness in "estimated Expected Time of 
Arrival," but not complete redundancy.

---Amy West

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