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Subject:RE: the liaison between or the liaison among?? From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 16 Oct 2008 15:49:36 -0400
What are the specialized meanings of "between" and "among" in this
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith Hood
> Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 3:46 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com; Dan Goldstein
> Subject: RE: the liaison between or the liaison among??
> Mrs. Mintz wasn't a technical writer. She was talking about
> the general-population usage of the words "between" and
> "among." We're talking about a specialized usage. We very
> often deal with situations where we have to use words in a
> way that the general population doesn't. Many words in a
> technical writer's vocabulary will vary according to
> industry. This is one of them.
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