"either case" vs. "both cases" ?

Subject: "either case" vs. "both cases" ?
From: "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TechWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:33:27 -0800

Hello, WR-L-ers,

Iâm sure that there must be a preferred or more grammatically correct version, but the following seem to mean the same thing when used after an introductory sentence that describes two different behaviors, and then I want to describe something that the two behaviors have in common:

* In either case, blah-blah-blah.
* In both cases, blah-blah-blah.

Got any thoughts, tips, pointers to accepted grammar references?


New! Doc-to-Help 2013 features the industry's first HTML5 editor for authoring.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/ZeOZeQ


You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


Previous by Author: RE: [BULK] Re: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know
Next by Author: Re: "either case" vs. "both cases" ?
Next by Thread: RE: "either case" vs. "both cases" ?

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads

Sponsored Ads