Re: [CE-L] USAGE: alright all right

Subject: Re: [CE-L] USAGE: alright all right
From: Peter Sturgeon <prsturgeon -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 10:11:06 -0400 (EDT)

So is it alrighty, then or all righty, then?

Both "all right" and "alright" strike me as casual enough utterances
that the presence of either in formal writing should be discouraged and
the presence of either in colloquial writing should be forgiven.

Peter Sturgeon

--- Sharon Stewart <sharonstewart -at- ROGERS -dot- COM> wrote:

I would not use it when "all right" is the only choice,
> as in "my answers were all right" (meaning "correct").


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