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At any rate, what's important is that you'd use "between", definitely not "among", if you had to.

Yes, definately. "Among" would make no sense to me there.

Eu!

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I'm no RR (though I did follow the program out of the Double R Bar Ranch for a while when I were a lad), so I don't get it. It seems that Lord Avondale is educable enough, but I'm a little slow. I do sense some English-usage aspect to it that might be worth clarifying.

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If you read carefully my original contribution to this thread, you will find that I don't think that, and do not use the expression in that way. So please don't worry about it any more.

What don't you think, and what are we not to think about any more?

Steve Hayes from Tshwane, South Africa
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Yes, definately. "Among" would make no sense to me there.

Eu!

Or, as they are reputed to say in Brooklyn, "Er!"
Yes, definately. "Among" would make no sense to me there.

Eu!

What are you Euing?

Steve Hayes from Tshwane, South Africa
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or at least incomplete, but I still would like someone to say theultimate word on "between" and "among",

Well, if you want the ultimate word on practically any usage issue, you'vecome to the right place. I'll give you ... are wrong because they are put together by people who haven't consulted the ultimate authority, the users of thelanguage. Katy

And I agree with you, Katy. But I fear that between us and many others on the group there may be a great gulf fixed.
Eu!

What are you Euing?

Well, if you have to ask ...
(the "definately")

Skitt (in Hayward, California)
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What are you Euing?

Well, if you have to ask ... (the "definately")

Wow, did I really type that?
I must've, innit.

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ultimate

It does not surprise me that somebody who can say "on the group" should agree with Katy Katy on anything save the multiplication table.
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