too = 'either'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 14 07:21:16 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> Might as well put on record the fact that this use of 'too' in place of
> 'either' strikes me as being as weird and unfathomable as positive
> 'anymore,' even if others find it unremarkable.

The worst part is that, like every evil, you get accustomed to it.

And that's even *more* annoying, because you'll have to fight to keep
it out of your own idiolect.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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