Date: Tue, 6 Jun 1995 08:27:00 EST
From: Electronic Products Magazine 0004276021[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MCIMAIL.COM
Subject: a while/awhile ??
Will someone please explain the usage of "a while" and "awhile"?
"For a while, the hope of achieving such a standard rested on the
shoulders of WorldFIP and ISPF. "
"Lastly, I'd like to go on record as advocating banishing from the
English language, at least for a while, the word 'paradigm.'"
"They are often looking for test systems that will be around for quite
Leonard Schiefer lschiefer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]mcimail.com
Chief Copy Editor
Electronic Products Magazine
Garden City, NY