Re: use of "per"

Subject: Re: use of "per"
From: "Dick Margulis" <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 19:40:02 -0500

Mike,

I hate to admit agreeing with MoS, but in this case I do.

"...minimum of once a year" works better for me.

Dick

Mike W wrote:

>MS MoS suggests that "per" should only be used in a
>"statistical or technical context."
>
>I have this sentence in my document:
>
>The formal review of this plan should take place a
>minimum of once per year.
>
>Am I using "per" correctly?
>


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