Re: and/or

Subject: Re: and/or
From: Mike Stockman <stockman -at- jagunet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 13:02:28 -0500

At 09:59 AM 11/14/2000 -0800, mike w wrote:

Here is my sentence:

The PC Program is not intended for telecommuting
and/or working at home.

Why wouldn't you just use "or" instead of and/or? Does the slight meaning change matter in this case?

Of course, I'd rewrite to avoid the passive voice, too, and say "Do not use the PC Program for telecommuting or working at home."

But that's just me...


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