RE: And Or

Subject: RE: And Or
From: "Dori Green" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 08:26:40 -0400

Ben wrote:

"Allow additional room for maneuvering the shipping containers around
corners and/or through doors."


"Allow additional room for maneuvering the shipping containers."

Your instincts were right. As a technical writer I prefer to be more specific than "and/or". In this case I'd be tempted to include two illustrations -- one showing the additional room needed to go around a corner, another showing the additional room needed to go through a door.

Dori Green

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