Re: Another Subjective View

Subject: Re: Another Subjective View
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- editors-writers -dot- info>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 14:43:39 -0400


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> The suspect is the use of "Once" as opposed to "When."
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> Here's an example..."Once the thigamagig is installed...blah, blah,
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> blah."
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> I prefer to use "When the thigamagig is installed...blah, blah,
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> blah." Which is right? or are both right?
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The more precise word, given the context in which "once" usually appears, is
"after".


Bonnie Granat
http://www.editors-writers.info







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Another Subjective View: From: tom -dot- green -at- iwon -dot- com

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