Date: Tue, 30 Aug 1994 20:00:00 EDT From: Travis Kidd Subject: Just because...doesn't mean Hi--I am wondering whence the "just because...doesn't mean" construct originated. Is it proper English? Just in some dialects? I use it because I can never think of a more proper way to say it that is simple and sounds right. Can anyone else? (Just because I don't know if this construct is popular doesn't mean I am poor at English grammar. :) -Travis