Re: Avoiding and/or?

Subject: Re: Avoiding and/or?
From: mike w <techmail_mike -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 11:08:22 -0800 (PST)

..and come to think of it, it really is somewhat of a
legal document. Granted, it's "just" guidelines, but
I think the original sentence was taken from some sort
of corporate legalese....

>
> I think and/or is a preferred fudging phrase in
> legal documents.
>
> It allows the sentence to be interpreted as:
>
> A and B
> or
> A or B
> or
> not A and B
> or
> A and not B
>
> Wonderful for attorneys
> ====================



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