Re: And Or

Subject: Re: And Or
From: Mary Arrotti <mary_arrotti -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Ben <baj357 -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 06:35:49 -0700 (PDT)

and/or is also something that causes problems with translations - there's not necessarily an equivalent phrase in other languages

Ben <baj357 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote: I apologize if this has been discussed already, but using the phrase
"and/or" to mean the inclusion of all or any combination of items, including
only one item in a given list just doesn't seem right to me-though I see it
everywhere. Is that phrase commonly accepted in tech writing? What do you
purists say? Thanks!

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