Hi --

On Sat, 11 Nov 2006, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:

> James Britt wrote:
>> Jamis' comment on Pat's blog, though, hit the nail on the head in 
>> pointing out that anything called a "certificate" will carry linguistic 
>> and work-culture baggage.
> And in some corporate cultures, certification is a political necessity. By 
> the way, while we're on the subject of certifications and corporate 
> cultures, am I the only one who thinks someone who has an "ABD" -- All But 
> Dissertation" PhD is really only a Master of Science?

When I was AbD I was a Master of Arts :-)


David

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