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Subject:Re: What's wrong with "too"? From:Andy Dugas <adugas -at- NAVIS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 23 Feb 1999 08:31:58 -0800
Personally, I prefer "also" when writing. Why? Our products are used in
some thirty countries, so for a majority of my readers, English is a second
In a previous incarnation, I taught English overseas, and as a result am
very sensitive to words that might throw readers for a curve. In other
words, I prefer "also" for the sake of communicating clearly.
"Too" comes in "too" many flavors in common usage, as in:
** "I do it too" (also)
** "You're too funny" (very)
** "No you're not" / "I am too!" (so)
"Also" on the other hand is ever, always, and only "also."