Yet, instead of but ??

Marsha Alley marshaalley at MSN.COM
Wed Jan 19 22:14:13 UTC 2005

Oops - forgot that little detail.  Please ignore other grammar and punctuation - this was informal emailing:

"I know I've mentioned it before, yet there are amino acids that are great for cravings and they work."

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  Subject:      Re: Yet, instead of but  ??



  On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Marsha Alley wrote:

  >I have a friend who has begun to use "yet" to the exclusion of "but."  I
  remember early on in her usage I saw the same thing in print; alas, I
  cannot remember where.

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