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Subject:RE: use of "however" From:"Ward, Curtis (DBS-CLT)" <curtis_ward -at- dbs-systems -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 30 Nov 2000 13:14:38 -0500
Depends on the context. It IS often used when the appropriate word is
"nevertheless." According to some style manuals, it should not be first word
of a sentence unless the meaning is "in whatever way" or "to what extent".
Strunk and White explains it well.
curtis_ward -at- dbs-systems -dot- com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike
> Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2000 12:31 PM
> Someone who edited one of my documents recently told
> me that it is inproper usage to begin a sentence with
> the word "However."
> Does anyone have a view on this?
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