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While Meant

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Meantime life outside goes on
All around you

     —Bob Dylan, It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)

Today’s edition for Garner’s Usage Tip of the Day e-mail subscription service (see covers “meantime; meanwhile.” Garner basically covers the basic: “People use ‘in the meantime’ and ‘meanwhile’ to perform essentially the same adverbial function.”

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Written by macheide

16 April 2015 at 5:23 pm

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