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    On the Internet or In the Internet?

    Hello, I'm not sure if this question was already asked before, but can you please tell which variant is correct and why. I'm wondering because I've been always hesitant about using these phrases. Thank you.

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    Re: On the Internet or In the Internet?

    As a NES, but not a teacher, I would search/post "on the internet".
    I can't think of a case where I would use "in the internet" no more than I would want to write "in a blackboard".
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    Re: On the Internet or In the Internet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Route21 View Post
    As a NES, but not a teacher, I would search/post "on the internet".
    I can't think of a case where I would use "in the internet" no more than I would want to write "in a blackboard".
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    Thank you. And does the same go for "the Web"?

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    Re: On the Internet or In the Internet?

    Yes

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    Re: On the Internet or In the Internet?

    I agree with R21.

    My problem is 'on/in this forum'. I actually asked once on/in/? this forum which was normally used - but I've forgotten the answer. Incipient Alzheimer's!

    ps - I have just found it: in/on forums and threads
    Last edited by 5jj; 20-May-2011 at 22:02. Reason: ps added

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