If you can't beat them, join them...
I'm an engineer and write technical specifications all the time. The way it's written has an affect (effect? no) on its meaning, therefore I hate this attitude.
But I can't help thinking.......could we apply this to other things.
How about "we can't stop the yoof from smoking weed so lets not bother" Oh, we already did that!
Mine's the one with the twatting stick in the pocket! Come here you little scrote