Re: Since

Subject: Re: Since
From: WRONECKI Frederic DG <frederic -dot- wronecki -at- FRANCETELECOM -dot- FR>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 12:02:53 +0200

Jim Morgan wrote
> The use of the word "since" to mean "because" is an ancient, accepted,
> *correct* usage. You (and others who have commented on this topic) seem to
> imply that it's a recent aberration in our language.

Thanks, Jim ! I had been troubled by Lisa'posting, since I use "since"
instinctively, and I wondered if I had been wrongly trained to English.

Anyway, do you imply (by quoting only ancient examples) that it is now felt
as an old-fashioned phrase ?
Frederic Wronecki
France Telecom, Paris, France
mailto : frederic -dot- wronecki -at- francetelecom -dot- fr

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