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Subject:RE: and/or? From:"Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com> To:"'Mark L. Levinson'" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il> Date:Mon, 25 Jun 2007 13:52:24 -0400
By golly, Mark is right. I found "and/or" down the list from "and." However,
I still won't use it because I personally think it's a symptom of bad
writing. If I were editing your output, I'd cross it out.
As for the reference by Ned that it is a Boolean expression...so what. If I
were documenting Boolean, I'd probably use it, but I don't document Boolean.
I also use English as my first language knowing that a good portion of my
readers use another language as their "first language."
You can use whatever style you wish as long as you are sure your readers are
not left in the dark over the meaning of your words.
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