Re: Grammar - Does "either" imply a choice between only two?

Subject: Re: Grammar - Does "either" imply a choice between only two?
From: Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 11:30:57 -0700

Poke into a dictionary (for example, MW11). The term always refers to
two items, but it can be AND or OR.

There are flowers on either side of the walk.

Take either road.

...RM

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 5:26 AM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:

> Poking gently about on the internet I've not been able to
> find any support for my preference.
--

Richard Mateosian <xrm -at- pacbell -dot- net>
Berkeley, California
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