[Ads-l] "void _out_"?!

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 15 13:14:21 EDT 2016


FWIW, this sounds normal for things such as voiding a transaction in a cash register. BB

> On 15 Sep 2016, at 10:08, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> From a monitory form-letter from the MIT Alumni Association:
> 
> "... we will have to _void out_ your application."
> 
> A simple _void_ is no longer sufficient?
> 
> 71,000 _very_ raw hits. Cf.
> 
> "Take your dog out about 45 minutes after it eats to _void out_ its meal."
> 
> "There's been a big _void out_ there."
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