"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Friday, 8 May 2009


Recce (pronounced "recky") is a word used in media production, derived from reconnaissance (by shortening) . When it appeared in an essay Richard wrote for his degree I was about to suggest it was a slang term but apparently it is “a pre-filming visit to a location to work out its suitability for shooting, including access to necessary facilities and assessment of any potential lighting or sound issues“.

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