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> Am I the only Technical Writer who uses "thru" when referring to a
> series of items? The people who review my manuscripts would rather
> see the word "through," but I'm sticking with thru unless my fellow
> writers tell me I'm wrong.
Sorry - my Random House Dictionary says that "thru" is the informal <read
unacceptable in published works> form of "through." I side with your