RE: and/or

Subject: RE: and/or
From: "Ward, Curtis (DBS-CLT)" <curtis_ward -at- dbs-systems -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 13:03:29 -0500

You really don't need both in this case.

In my opinion, the following works just as well:

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

Strunk and White agree.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Curtis Ward
curtis_ward -at- dbs-systems -dot- com




> -----Original Message-----
> From: mike w
> Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2000 1:00 PM
>
> MSMOS says that I should avoid "and/or," except in
> cases where doing so would make the sentence
> "cumbersome." (how's that for subjective?!)
>
> Here is my sentence:
>
> The PC Program is not intended for telecommuting
> and/or working at home.
>
>
> Should I let this stand as is?
>
> TIA,
> Mike
>

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