Re: Ago

Subject: Re: Ago
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:38:30 -0700

I substituted phrases that fit for the missing beginning and ending of the sentence as, "Since you modified [or began] your service less than 45 days ago, you must wait before making anymore [or any] changes."

I do not like the use of "ago" because it makes me think of fairy tales or Star Wars, "a long time ago." I would probably change the snip to read "... your service within 45 days, ..." or "... your service within the past 45 days, ..." or "... your service start date is within the past 45 days, ..."



On 6/12/2012 11:32 AM, Gene Kim-Eng wrote:

I don't think I could answer that without knowing what comes before "your
service."

Gene Kim-Eng

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:13 AM, John Posada<jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Hi, guys...

is the word "ago" used incorrectly in this snip of sentence?


... your service less than 45 days ago, you must wait



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