From: Chris Hibbert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Aug 28 2006 - 11:25:32 MDT
>> the application of Rekcorc's law: the use of unnecessarily polite
>> language -- unnecessary for denotative content, but useful for
>> greasing the wheels of discourse.
Neither Google nor Wikipedia produce anything relevant for "rekcorc
law". Anyone have a suggestion for where to look for background on this?
Admittedly, the context makes the recommendation clear, but I haven't
seen that reference before.
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