Re: 'directions below' or 'below directions'?

Subject: Re: 'directions below' or 'below directions'?
From: "Parks, Beverly" <ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 10:03:55 -0700

I like "follow the following directions." (Just kidding!)

How about "follow these directions:"

Also, I prefer "list" over "listing," but you didn't ask about that.

Bev Parks
parksb -at- emh1 -dot- hqisec -dot- army -dot- mil
http://www.hqisec.army.mil/cis/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gina Hertel [SMTP:Ghertel -at- ALPHA88 -dot- COM]
> Which one is it?
>
> If you wish to see a listing of all Destinations and their properties,
> follow the *below directions*.
> If you wish to see a listing of all Destinations and their properties,
> follow the *directions below*.
>
> I thought we weren't supposed to end sentences with a preposition, yet
> I've
> had two co-workers opt for the latter. Any ideas?
>
>




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