From now on, librarians and other presenters will be obliged to check a thesaurus to locate synonyms for “robust.” We have had too many robust search engines, robust web sites, and robust apps. We are overwhelmed by robust content. Robust was fine when it used to refer to the ample people, say, in a painting by Rubens or Botero. Its overuse at IL conferences has put the “bust” in robust.
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