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Blodybeef
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 6:08:56 AM

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Would it be correct if I used "otherwise" for the following situation :

Communication via internet or otherwise.

in the sense that communication could be made through internet or other communication media
d'oh!

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pedro
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 6:25:04 AM

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ok but I would prefer 'Communication via the internet or otherwise'

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murphy
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 7:03:47 AM

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It appears that you would prefer communication by internet. I would state as such and inform your viewers if the internet is unavailable any other form of communication would be acceptable.

Prefer communication by internet otherwise whatever means available.

If you can live with it.
Blodybeef
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 7:20:49 AM

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Thank you all for your contributionApplause

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MarySM
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 9:08:42 AM

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For most purposes the sentence "Communication via internet or otherwise" would be acceptable. I suppose one could argue that it is too vague. Is carrier pigeon acceptable? How about smoke signals? Just joking, of course. But I usually like to make acceptable methods of communication very clear.


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