RE: and/or?

Subject: RE: and/or?
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: "'Julia Norquist'" <techiejules -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>, <raj -dot- machhan -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 13:09:06 -0400

Julia Norquist wrote:

>Mark's right, at least about Merriam-Webster; "and/or" is listed in the
Eleventh Edition at my elbow.<

I stand (or rather sit) corrected. I have an older (30 years old) copy of
Merriam-Webster and it isn't listed. Regardless, "and/or" is a poor
construct and causes interpretation problems, especially for individuals who
use English as a second (or third, or.) language.

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