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Subject:Re: Since From:Elsa Kapitan-White <kapitan-white -at- SUGAR-LAND -dot- OILFIELD -dot- SLB -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 1 Oct 1996 14:43:03 -0500
Lisa, again I agree with you about the use of "since" being a "concern
specific to our profession . . . Using a word that signifies either a time
or causal relationship is too ambiguous for me."
Both "since" for "because" and "which" for "that" are acceptible in
informal verbal communications (as opposed to presenting a written speech.
My favorite example for explaining this difference in my editing to authors
is the phrase "I loved her since she kissed me." Did love blossom at just