Re: Ranges of more than two?

Subject: Re: Ranges of more than two?
From: Sella Rush <sellar -at- APPTECHSYS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 15:21:27 -0700

Richard said:

>I think the idiom "X ranges from A to B to C" means "X includes such
>disparate items as A, B, and C." It's a perfectly good idiom, and it
>doesn't, to my way of thinking, imply anything about lines, planes,
>or any other geometrical entity. ...RM

Good description! It is an idiom and "disparate" elements is its primary
usage. I'm sorry I ever referred to some pseudo mathematical parallel,
which actually arose out of a whimsical pun.

Sella Rush
mailto:sellar -at- apptechsys -dot- com
Applied Technical Systems (ATS)
Bremerton, Washington
Developers of the CCM Database

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