RE: Can "eitrher" be used if there are three or more selections?

Subject: RE: Can "eitrher" be used if there are three or more selections?
From: "Alan Oslick" <aoslick -at- hteinc -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 16:00:15 -0400

I'd agree with Ellen that "any" is preferable.

"Either" as a conjunction can head up a choice of more than two
alternatives, but otherwise its common usage implies one or another.

Your question has aroused my latent desire to purchase a really good
dictionary of English usage for those pressured times when the brain remains
numb and what one knows has become clouded with doubt!

Regards, Alan

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